Knoxville, TN.  March 1, 2019— Susan M. Weeks, CMPE, Practice Administrator, Center for Family Psychiatry/Attention Deficit Center/TMS of East Tennessee has earned the professional designation of Certified Medical Practice Executive (CMPE) by the American College of Medical Practice Executives, the certification entity of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA)

The designation of CMPE demonstrates that Weekshas achieved board certification in medical practice management. Through industry-leading board certification and Fellowship programs, ACMPE examinations that assess knowledge of the broad scope of medical practice management skills sets as outlined in the Body of Knowledge for Medical Practice Management. These include business operations, financial management, human resource management, information management, organizational governance, patient care systems, quality management and risk management. The individual must also earn a minimum of 50 continuing education credit hours. 

Today, MGMA membership is comprised of more than 6,600 individuals who have attained CMPE or ACMPE Fellow status or who seek certification. 

A Chicago native, Weeks relocated to East Tennessee in 2005.  She has been in health care, primarily physician office management since 1980. After a brief retirement, she joined Center for Family Psychiatry in 2017.  She has long been involved in volunteer roles for medical associations at local and national levels and active in her church.

About MGMA

Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) is the premier association for professionals who lead medical practice. Since 1926, through data, people, insights, and advocacy, MGMA empowers medical group practices toinnovate and create meaningful change in healthcare. With a membership of more than 50,000 medical practice administrators, executives, and leaders, MGMA represents more than 12,500 organizations of all sizes, types, structures and specialties that deliver almost half of the healthcare in the United States