The associate dean for administrative affairs at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville has been elected chair-elect of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA) for 2013.
Eric H. Conde, M.S.A., was unanimously elected to the position this month. His term begins Jan. 1 and he will be in line to serve as chairman of the board of directors for 2014. The AAMA, founded in 1957, is an association of about 1,500 professionals in multi-disciplinary healthcare management at all levels, within all types of health organizations. The organization seeks to advance excellence in healthcare leadership through individual relationships, multi-disciplinary interaction, practical business tools and active engagement.
Conde came to the UF College of Medicine-Jacksonville in 2006 after retiring from a 20-year career in the U.S. Navy. Conde did his undergraduate work at Southern New Hampshire University and earned a Master of Science in Administration with a major in health services administration from Central Michigan University. He is a fellow and a diplomate in Healthcare Administration of the AAMA, a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives.