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    GBA Department Administrator Interest Group

    The GBA Department Administrator (DA) Interest Group is a network of department business managers who broadly share ideas, challenges, best practices, and development opportunities.

    If you have any questions or are interested in joining this Interest Group, please contact gba@aamc.org.

    Specific Goals and Activities:

    • Considering DA topics of interest and determining the best means to engage around these topics.
    • Participating on ad hoc DA Interest Group calls and posting questions to the DA Listserv – gbada@lists.aamc.org.
    • Planning and executing DA- related sessions, moderated calls, webinars, trainings and/or toolkits.

    The GBA DA Interest Group has a Chair, who is also the Chair of the Advisory Committee for this Interest Group. The Advisory Committee exists to implement the strategic initiatives and actions of the GBA DA Interest Group. It is made up of DAs who represent the diversity of roles in the DA Interest Group and also has at least one PBO at any given time to represent and provide input on the activities and goals of this Group from the PBO perspective.

    If you have an interest in serving on the Advisory Committee of the GBA DA Interest Group, please contact gba@aamc.org for more information.


    Susan Marx, MBA, PMP, Vice Chair, Finance and Administration, Department of Surgery and Interim Vice Chair, Finance and Administration, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington School of Medicine

    Advisory Committee Members

    Sue Carlson, MBA
    Chief Administrative Officer, Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

    Brian David, MBA
    Vice Chair for Clinical Integration & Administration
    Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Health System

    Allison Holt
    Associate Dean for Finance & Administration
    University of Virginia School of Medicine
    GBA DA Interest Group PBO Represetative

    James Lapin, MBA
    Department Administrator, Microbiology & Immunology
    Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons

    Anna Ramanathan
    Director of Administration, Family Medicine
    Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University

    Jonathan “Casey” Sandack
    Administrative Vice Chair, Surgery, 
    University Of California, San Diego School Of Medicine