Medical Society’s Rae Bond named to AAMSE Board

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chief Executive Officer of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society and Medical Foundation of Chattanooga Rae Bond adds another feather to her cap.

She has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Medical Society Executives (AAMSE).

AAMSE is the professional association of more 1,300 county, state, and specialty medical society executives nationwide.

Through its more than 300 member organizations, AAMSE advances the profession of medicine through education, communication of knowledge, leadership development and collaboration.

Member organizations include county, regional, state, state specialty, national, national specialty and international medical societies, as well as affiliated health care organizations and industry partners.

Formed in 1946 as the Medical Society Executive Conference with 69 members, AAMSE positions medical society executives, and the organizations and physicians they serve, to reach the highest standard of professionalism and quality in the field of organized medicine.

The needs of patients receiving medical care, as well as those of the physicians who provide that care, are constantly evolving.

Medical society professionals assess those needs and lead in the development and implementation of innovative solutions to health care’s biggest challenges.

Bond has served twice as the CEO of the Medical Society and Medical Foundation, most recently joining the Foundation in 2002 to begin the Project Access initiative, and being named CEO of the both organizations in 2005.

She is vice chair of the Hamilton County Regional Health Council and serves on numerous other boards and committees to address health-related issues.

Prior to moving to Tennessee in 1994, she served in various capacities in Washington, DC, including as a congressional press secretary and ten years as Director of Public Affairs for the National Governors’ Association.

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