Heidi K. White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, has been named the 2015-2016 AMDA Vice President

Heidi K. White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, has been named the 2015-2016 AMDA Vice President. Dr. White is an Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at Duke University School of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and a Senior Fellow in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. She has nearly 20 years of experience serving as a Medical Director in Durham, NC at Croasdaile Village Retirement Community. Dr. White has served as Secretary/Treasurer, Vice-President, President and Past-President of the North Carolina Medical Director Association (2004-2009) and remains active in the chapter. She has served on the AMDA Education, Program, and Membership Committees, and chaired the Program Committee for AMDA’s Annual Conference. She has co-directed the AMDA Foundation Futures Program with Cari Levy, MD, PhD, CMD, since 2007, which provides a full day of curriculum at AMDA’s Annual Conference to introduce 60+ geriatric medicine fellows and primary care residents to clinical practice and medical direction in post-acute and long-term care settings. Since 2010, she has worked to develop the AMDA Competencies for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine and currently serves on the curriculum development workgroup. In 2014 Dr. White was acknowledged for her work in AMDA with the James Pattee Award for Excellence in Education. Dr. White is a faculty member with the Duke Geriatrics Education Center.