DR. ARDIS HOVEN

Modern Healthcare - - 2013 TOP 25 WOMEN IN HEALTHCARE -

Dr. Ardis Hoven, an in­ter­nal medicine and in­fec­tious dis­ease spe­cial­ist, is pres­i­dent of the Amer­i­can Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion. Hoven be­gan her term in June, be­com­ing the third woman to hold that po­si­tion. Hoven pre­vi­ously served as pres­i­dent of the Kentucky Med­i­cal As­so­ci­a­tion, where she first got in­volved in the 1980s to ad­vo­cate on be­half of pa­tients with HIV/ AIDS. She has been on the AMA board of trus­tees since 2005, serv­ing as chair from 2010 to 2011.

“HAV­ING LEAD­ERS WHO CAN RE­LATE MORE TO WOMEN’S ROLES, CHAL­LENGES, EX­PE­RI­ENCES AND COM­PE­TEN­CIES is valu­able and likely to im­prove health­care qual­ity, safety, ef­fi­ciency and work­force pro­duc­tiv­ity.”

– HELEN DAR­LING | NATIONAL BUSI­NESS GROUP ON HEALTH

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