Sorensen Named to Executive Committee Of American Medical Group Association Board

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Washington, Mo. – Donn E. Sorensen, chief operating officer with Mercy Clinic, has been named to the executive committee of the American Medical Group Association’s (AMGA) board of directors beginning in January 2012. AMGA's Board of Directors is composed of five officers and eleven at-large directors, who serve three-year terms, representing leadership of some of AMGA’s most prominent member medical groups.

“I'm honored to be selected to the executive committee of the board and to represent Mercy within the country's largest and most respected collection of medical groups. It's a great endorsement on a national level of the work and structure of Mercy Clinic,” Sorensen said.

The AMGA represents medical groups and organized systems of care, including some of the nation’s largest, most prestigious integrated healthcare delivery systems. More than 113,000 physicians practice in AMGA member organizations, providing healthcare services for 110 million patients in 49 states (nearly one in three Americans). Headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, AMGA is the strategic partner for these organizations, providing a comprehensive package of benefits, including political advocacy, educational and networking programs, publications, benchmarking data services, and financial and operations assistance.

Mercy Clinic is a multi-specialty, physician-led group affiliated with Mercy. In Mercy’s east Missouri region, it consists of nearly 450 primary care and specialty physicians, more than 75 nurse practitioners and physician assistants and covers more than 50 clinical specialties with 100 practice sites. For more information or to find a physician, please visit www.mercy.net.