President and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Fisher is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Group Association (AMGA). Dr. Fisher has been CEO of the organization (formerly the American Group Practice Association, Inc.) since October 1980. Dr. Fisher also serves as Chairman of the Board of AMGA's subsidiary Anceta, a health informatics company engaged in the development and utilization of a national data warehouse comprised of comprehensive, longitudinal patient healthcare information. Other AMGA-related offices include the Secretary of the American Medical Group Foundation and President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Medical Group Corporation. Prior to becoming the CEO of AMGA, Dr. Fisher served as the first Executive Director of the American Academy of Physician Assistants in Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. Fisher is very active in other organizations, in particular those dealing with health care. He serves as immediate past chair and a member of the Board of Directors of the American International Health Alliance; a member of the American Association of Medical Society Executives; a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives; and a member of the American Society of Association Executives. He is also Chair of the Board of Directors of Alliance Bank. Dr. Fisher earned a B.S. in Biology/Chemistry from Millsaps College and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Anatomy from the School of Medicine of the University of Mississippi. He is a Certified Association Executive as designated by the American Society of Association Executives.