GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Caroline A. Strickland, ABJ, CPMSM, CPCS, manager of Inpatient Medicine at Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC), is welcoming a new challenge as president of the Georgia Association for Medical Staff Services (GAMSS). Strickland was installed as president during a meeting last month at NGMC.
“GAMSS supports the development of professionalism and knowledge for medical staff services professionals, as they are the first line of protection and safety for patients treated in healthcare facilities,” says Strickland. “I welcome the opportunity to represent the image of GAMSS and NGMC by attending public events, promoting professional growth and education to the current membership and encouraging the growth of the organization in the form of new membership.”
Strickland has been a GAMSS member for more than 20 years. Her previous leadership roles within GAMSS include regional representative, treasurer and program chair. Strickland is also a member of the National Association for Medical Staff Services (NAMSS). She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia, dual certification from NAMSS and will earn a master’s degree in health care administration from Brenau University in December.