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James H. Carter Memorial Lecture: Physician Leadership During Times of Crisis and Transition

Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, FAPA
Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Patrice A. Harris, MD, MA, FAPA
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Grand Rounds

Sponsored by James H. Carter, Sr. Memorial Lecture. Dr. Patrice Harris, a renowned child and adolescent psychiatrist from Atlanta, is the 174th president of the American Medical Association and the first African-American woman to hold this position. As a private practicing physician, public health administrator and patient advocate, Dr. Harris has been an active leader in organized medicine for her entire career. She has served on the AMA's Board of Trustees since 2011, including a term as chair. She has also served as chair of the AMA Opioid Task Force since its inception in 2014. Beyond the AMA, Dr. Harris has held positions of leadership with the American Psychiatric Association, the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association, the Medical Association of Georgia, and The Big Cities Health Coalition. A distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Harris continues in private practice and currently consults with both public and private organizations on service delivery and emerging trends in healthcare. She is an adjunct assistant professor in the Emory Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and an adjunct clinical assistant professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Morehouse School of Medicine. Link to join: Passcode: 013342

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