Katherine Torres-Hertz, MOL

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Associate Vice President, Certification Standards and Programs

As Associate Vice President of Certification Standards and Programs (CSP), Katherine Torres-Hertz is responsible for providing strategic oversight of ABMS certification standards and programs, with a particular focus on supporting Member Boards in the implementation of the new Continuing Certification standards. Ms. Torres-Hertz oversees the programs and functions within CSP, including the allocation of resources. She also serves as the liaison between CSP activities and other departments within the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the Member Board community.

From 2016 to 2021, Ms. Torres-Hertz led the daily operations of the ABMS CSP area, including certification and continuing certification committees and related workgroups, serving as Director, Certification and Standards.

Before joining ABMS, Ms. Torres-Hertz served nearly two decades at the American Medical Association, managing medical education programs and committees of educators, students, and executive teams.
Ms. Torres-Hertz received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago and earned a Master of Organizational Leadership at the North Park University School of Business and Nonprofit Management.