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Board Member Earns National Fellowship

Anne Simpson MD

Anne Simpson, MD, CMD

University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine professor Anne Simpson, MD, CMD, has been accepted into the 2012-13 class of fellows in the national Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program. ELAM is a year-long program that develops professional and personal skills to lead and manage in today’s complex health care environment, with special attention to the unique challenges facing women in leadership positions.

In addition to her medical practice in long-term care, Dr. Simpson is the Rust professor and director of the UNM Health Sciences Center’s Center for Excellence for African American Health and vice president of the HealthInsight New Mexico Board of Directors. She also chairs the Health Sciences Center bio-ethics committee and serves on boards for New Mexico Voices for Children and Pegasus Legal Services for Children. 

ELAM is the only in-depth national program dedicated to preparing senior women faculty at schools of medicine, dentistry and public health to effect sustained positive change as institutional leaders. The one-year fellowship program provides intensive executive education, personal leadership assessments and coaching, and networking and mentoring activities.