CHICAGO, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), the leading organization that oversees the standards for physician Board Certification in the United States, has named Carrie Radabaugh, MPP, its Vice President, Governance and Board Relations.
In this role, Ms. Radabaugh will provide leadership and direction for the engagement and convening of the ABMS Board of Directors, Board Committees and Member Boards. She will work closely with the ABMS Executive Leadership Team to oversee the committee development process and cultivate board relations.
Ms. Radabaugh brings to ABMS more than 15 years of experience in public policy, community outreach and board relations. Most recently, she was director and secretary for the Council on Medical Education at the American Medical Association (AMA). Among her responsibilities there, she guided strategic planning, policy development, supervision of Council committees and task forces, and the development of educational sessions for the AMA House of Delegates.
Prior to her work at the AMA, Ms. Radabaugh was a senior health policy analyst for the Division of Workforce & Medical Education Policy at the American Academy of Pediatrics. She has also held policy roles with the State of Illinois Office of the Special Advocate for Prescription Drugs as well as the Indiana State Department of Health.
Ms. Radabaugh holds a Master of Public Policy degree from the Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago, where she also completed the Graduate Program in Health Administration and Policy. She graduated from Oberlin College with a Bachelor of Arts in both History and Spanish.
"We are pleased to have Carrie join the ABMS team in this important role," stated Richard E. Hawkins, MD, ABMS President and Chief Executive Officer. "With her experience and demonstrated understanding of governance principles, procedures and best practices of high-performing organizations, Carrie has the necessary expertise to lead board engagement programming for ABMS and foster continued collaboration and teamwork among our key stakeholders."
Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) is the leading not-for-profit organization overseeing physician certification in the United States. ABMS establishes the standards its 24 Member Boards use to develop and implement educational and professional evaluation, assessment, and certification of physician specialists, helping to improve the quality of care to the patients, families and communities we serve. More than 880,000 physicians are certified in one or more of the approved 40 specialties and 87 subspecialties offered by the ABMS Member Boards. For more information about ABMS, visit abms.org or call (312) 436-2600.
SOURCE American Board of Medical Specialties