The Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce voted during its quarterly meeting in January to select Terri McFadden, M.D., as the Board's new vice chairwoman. Thomas Hatchett, M.D., previously served as vice chairman before resigning from the Board in December 2019 to focus more on his rural OB/GYN practice.
Dr. McFadden is a General Pediatrician and an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics of the Emory University School of Medicine. She serves as Medical Director of Primary Care at the Hughes Spalding campus of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta where she sees patients and teaches medical students, pediatric residents, and allied health students. She is also responsible for primary care initiatives of the Emory Department of Pediatrics PARTNERS for Equity in Child and Adolescent Health (PARTNERS). She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics where she serves on the Council on Early Childhood. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from Spelman College and a medical degree from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She and her husband, Everett Garden, have two daughters.