Robb Watters Appointed Vice Chair of The Board for the GW Medical Faculty Associates

May 09, 2011, 16:44 ET from GW Medical Faculty Associates

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The GW Medical Faculty Associates, the largest independent physician group practice in metropolitan Washington, announced today that Madison Group founder Robb Watters has been appointed Vice Chairman of its Board of Trustees. Watters has served The MFA Board since 2005, specifically guiding the Audit and Compensation committees.

"Robb has been an instrumental member on our Board and his help in business matters including our purchase of 2300 M Street building have been invaluable. His guidance and support are our good fortune and we look forward to more of his considerable assistance,' said MFA CEO Stephen L. Badger.

"We have enjoyed amazing growth in the last few years," said MFA President and Chairman, Alan Wasserman, MD. "We are honored to have Robb Watters experience and assistance in navigating the maze of changes taking place in health care.  With his help, we hope our next few years will show continued and unparalleled growth."

Watters is  the Managing Partner of The Madison Group, a lobbying firm noted for its representation of  Fortune 500 companies and associations such as Intuit, T- Mobile, CTIA, BNSF Rail and Genworth Financial .  The firm concentrates on transportation, tax, telecom and technology, and trade issues.

His wife, Blair Watters, also a partner at The Madison Group, is the Chair of The Women's Health Board at The GW Medical Faculty Associates.

The GW Medical Faculty Associates is largest, independent physician group in metropolitan Washington. It is comprised of 600 physicians who deliver care through 47 medical and surgical specialties, which are supported by academic medicine and clinical research. The MFA maintains offices downtown, in Georgetown; Upper Northwest Washington; Montgomery County, Maryland and Fairfax County, Virginia. MFA doctors maintain privileges at GW, Howard, Sibley, Suburban, INOVA, Mount Vernon, Reston, Shady Grove, and Washington Adventist hospitals. The MFA is national leader in implementation of the Electronic Medical Record. It is a 501 (3) with a mission of patient care, clinical research and education.

SOURCE GW Medical Faculty Associates