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  Susie Guidi

Susie Guidi is currently the Director of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Diego.  She has worked at the University since 1996, first for the School of Medicine department and as part of the Physician Group.  Susie has a passion for the “Patient Experience,” and has been Co-Chair of the Women & Infants Advisory Council since 2012.  With more than two decades in Academic Medicine, she has found that communication and collaboration are the keys to a successful career.

 Rick Blum

Joe English, MBA, MHA

Joe is the Senior Business Manager for the Duke Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology working with Divisional and Departmental administration to meet the academic, clinical, and educational missions of the Department.  Joe has also served as a member of the Duke School of Medicine Inclusion Council since 2016.  Joe is originally from West Virginia and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from West Virginia University, and Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Healthcare Administration from Pfeiffer University.  Prior to joining Duke, Joe worked in public accounting for Grant Thornton, LLP and audit and financial analysis for a Fortune 500 retailer, The Pantry, Inc.   Joe joined Duke in 2011 as a Financial Analyst in the PDC Finance Department and transitioned to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015.


 Gail Kelly, MS

Gail currently serves as the Department Administrator for the Department of OB/GYN & Women's Health at the University of  Minnesota. In her role she provides strategic, operational and implementation oversight for the Department's clinical services, research and graduate education programs. Prior to the U of MN, she was the Clinic Director of La Clinica, the largest Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Minnesota. As an entrepreneurial-minded leader, her background includes managing the start-ups of diverse businesses within healthcare, literacy & education and retail sales. Early in her career, Gail directed the rollout of the first Planned Parenthood clinics in South Dakota and then transferred her management skills to the book industry. As Store Manager, she directed the opening of the the first Barnes & Noble Bookstore in South Dakota, which led to her being recruited to manage the 14th largest superstore in the U.S. in Edina, MN. As General Manager with Scholastic Book Fairs Heartland Region, she help direct the opening of a new 7-state region based in Minneapolis. Gail earned her Master of Science in Health Education & Healthcare Administration from the University of Utah and a BS in Healthcare Administration from the University of South Dakota. 

 Kara Mulligan, MHA, MBA

Kara is currently the Associate Administrator and Director of Clinical Operations at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she has been for the past 6 years. Prior to joining OB/GYN, she held several positions in organizations outside of the University and within the Department of Surgery. She partners closely with leadership at UW Health in conducting the daily and strategic operations of the Departments five clinical divisions. Kara has served on the AMGO Board of Directors as a Director-at-Large from 2016-2018 and Vice-President from 2018-2019 prior to becoming President-Elect. Since 2015 she has also served on the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Wisconsin Chapter as Programming Committee Co-Chair. Kara received her Masters degrees in Healthcare Administration and Business Administration from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.

 

Jody Yeh

Jody is the Vice Chair for Finance and Administration for the Department of Ob/Gyn at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been serving in her current position for seven years where she develops and manages the department’s budget and financial operations, oversees the administrative aspects of the clinical, education, and research programs, as well as facilitating strategic planning and business development activities of the department. She has worked in the Ob/Gyn Department for 23 years, where she also held management positions in Coding/Compliance, Revenue Cycle and Clinical Operations. Prior to MUSC, she worked with several Healthcare Practice Management and Consulting firms in various roles in Revenue Cycle Management and Practice Management for Ancillary Service clients. She has enjoyed being an AMGO member since 2015, serving on the annual conference’s program committee for two years and co-chairing the 2019 conference committee. She has been serving on the AMGO Board of Directors as Secretary since Spring 2019.


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