SEPTEMBER 30 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Tracey L. Henry, MD, MPH, MS
Dr. Henry is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, a clinical educator and attending physician in both inpatient and outpatient medicine. She is the Co-Director of the Health Equity Advocacy Policy track for Emory’s GME programs. Dr. Henry’s teaching and research interests include: healthcare advocacy and policy; integrating behavioral healthcare into primary care; quality improvement and patient safety and climate and health equity.
Dr. Henry earned her MD at Georgetown University and MPH from Johns Hopkins University. During residency, she served on American College of Physician (ACP)’s Council of Residents/Fellows and the Louisiana State Medical Society Board of Governors and was awarded the American Medical Association (AMA)’s Paul Ambrose Award for Leadership Among Resident Physicians. Dr. Henry completed her Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University where she studied primary care-related health policies, healthcare delivery systems, and alternative payment models.
In 2017, Dr. Henry was selected as a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a national program designed for leaders from multi-sector backgrounds who share a commitment to solving society’s greatest challenges, a 2020 Society of General Internal Medicine’s Leadership in Health Policy Scholar and Co-Chair of their Health Policy Education Subcommittee, a 2021 AMA Health Systems Science Scholar and a 2022 Medical Society Consortium for Climate Change‘s Climate and Health Equity Fellow. She just recently completed her term as the Chair of the Young Physicians Section of the Medical Association of Georgia and their Board of Directors, her term on the ACP’s Board of Regents and is the immediate past National Chair for their Council of Early Career Physicians. Currently, she serves as ACP’s delegate to the AMA House of Delegates, Board of Commissioners for the Joint Commission and was recently appointed to the AMA’s Council on Legislation.
Dr. Henry has received numerous local, regional and national awards including the Emory Department of Medicine's Quality Achievement Award and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award, the Emory University School of Medicine Distinguished Service Award and the AMA's 2019 Women Inspirational Physician, 2020 American College of Physicians Walter J. McDonald National Award for Early Career Physicians, the American Medical Women’s Association 2021 Exceptional Mentor award and the 2023 Society of General Internal Medicine’s ACLGIM Leadership Award.