Interim Chief Operating Officer
Jennifer Michael joined the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in April 2011 as Chief Information Officer. She is responsible for developing information technology solutions that align with the strategic vision of ABMS. She maintains overall accountability for information systems and technology, including leadership of strategic planning, policies, and programs related to the credentialing and certification requirements. Ms. Michael oversees all aspects of operations as well as providing implementation support for new initiatives.
Ms. Michael most recently served as Director of Information Services (IS) Applications at The University of Illinois Medical Center in Chicago, where she led a staff of 40 employees responsible for the implementation and support of all clinical and financial applications utilized to support the Medical Center and associated clinics. She also led a four-year program to implement extensive changes to clinical systems to allow the Medical Center and clinics to qualify for incentive funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Stimulus Meaningful Use initiative. As Director of IS Applications, Ms. Michael guided a number of projects to enhance the systems of the Medical Center and clinics and managed multi-million dollar operating and capital budgets.
Ms. Michael’s professional experience also includes roles with The University of Chicago Medical Center and the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.
Ms. Michael received her Master of Health Services Administration degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Washington University.