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InCharge HEALTHCARE 2020 with the Veterans Engineering Resource Center. Ferguson is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and has served as Chief of Primary Care, Associate Chief of Staff for Ambulatory Care, Acting Deputy Chief of Staff and Acting Chief of Staff. Prior to Joining the Department of Veterans Affairs, he was a partner in a private practice affiliated with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare.

Dawn FitzGerald, MS, MBA

Chief Executive Officer Qsource 3340 Players Club Pkwy., Ste.300 Memphis, TN 38125 901-682-0381 Qsource.org atomAlliance.org



WHO WE ARE The Mid-South Medical Group Management Association (MSMGMA) formed in 1987 when a group of practice managers across Memphis started meeting to discuss common experiences in their offices. The group has now grown to include more than 100 members from the Memphis area. MSMGMA is the premier association for professionals who lead Medical Practices. Through regular inperson educational meetings, networking events, and access to statewide webinars and conferences, our group serves as a powerful resource for Practice Executives.

WHY MID SOUTH MGMA? Healthcare is one of the most complex industries in the country. MSMGMA offers resources to every type of practice manager, whether you are in a private office or a hospital system. MSMGMA offers opportunities to learn from other practice executives and mentor those newly in their roles. We provide education opportunities, bringing in speakers from across our region to discuss applicable topics to your practices.



Mid-South MGMA I 1067 Cresthaven Rd, Memphis, TN 38119 Education & Information Resources msmgma@mdmemphis.org Monthly luncheons and annual spring and fall conferences Bi-monthly newsletter

Networking Membership Database & Members Only section on our website Monthly networking luncheons with educational speakers included

Easy access to industry news, job postings, and scholarship information Active guidance toward certification and fellowship in the American College of Medical Practice Executives

Advocacy State and national information about legislative issues that impact your practice

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS & DUES ACTIVE: $350 AFFILIATE: STUDENT: $50 Mid-South MGMA I 1067 Cresthaven Rd, $400 Memphis, TN 38119


Includes state-wide Tennessee Medical An affiliate Member is a vendor/supplier A student Member is a msmgma@mdmemphis.org | www.midsouthmgma.org which supplies products or services to person who is currently enrolled full time Group Management Association medical groups and will be entitled to a through an accredited postsecondary membership and local MSMGMA limited membership with no voting college or university in a baccalaureate membership. Active Members are or masters level program that enhances engaged in membership or leadership of privileges, but will be permitted to attend meetings and participate in or corresponds to the profession of a medical group practice formally medical practice management. Student organized for the purpose of healthcare other activities of the MSMGMA. It is the hope of the MSMGMA that the members will be entitled to a limited delivery or individuals that provide MSMGMA and the affiliate member will membership with no voting privileges administrative or related support Memphis Medical News each benefit mutually in the exchange and cannot hold office but will be services to one or more medical group of information, ideas and economic practices, such as management permitted to attend meetings and support. The MSMGMA does not in any participate in other activities of the companies, consultants, billing, etc. way endorse the products, supplies or MSMGMA.

As Qsource’s CEO since 2007, FitzGerald leads the organization’s strategic growth in the commercial & private sectors, federal and state-based healthcare quality improvement, quality assessment, and health information technology consulting. She piloted the expansion of the organization’s footprint and services in healthcare quality; most recently expanding into Ohio and Florida to conduct external quality review and assessment for Medicaid in those states. Fitzgerald also places a priority on providing direct, face-to-face education and technical assistance for healthcare providers, patients, community partners and healthcare systems in Tennessee. Under her leadership, the organization launched QsourceCares and the QCP community partnership initiative to address the unique needs of local communities. In just two years, the initiative has provided more than $530,000 in community-based grants to local organizations working to improve health outcomes.

Pat Flynn, MD

Medical Director of Quality and Patient Care Senior Vice President St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105 901-595-3300 stjude.org

Dr. Flynn is a member in the Department of Infectious Diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she holds the Arthur Ashe Chair in Pediatric AIDS Research. She is also Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. During her

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