Meet the Candidate
A Discussion with Valerie Watzlaf, Ph.D., MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA
Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET
On behalf of the Pennsylvania Health Information Management Association (PHIMA), we are honored to endorse Valerie Watzlaf, Ph.D., MPH, RHIA, FAHIMA for the position of President/Chair-Elect of the AHIMA Board of Directors.
About the Candidate
She is a tireless advocate for the health information management profession. She is always willing to give of her time and experience to speak to our members and when she does she is often presenting about the future of the profession. Dr. Watzlaf has always been visionary, looking forward to the growth of the HIM profession and what is coming next in the industry. In every conversation she demonstrates a passion for HIM. She is an excellent ambassador of our profession.
Most importantly, Dr. Watzlaf is dedicated to educating and supporting others in the profession. She is committed to her students and truly cares about their experience and learning. Not only does she spend her time educating her students, but she has spent numerous hours preparing and presenting educational topics for our PHIMA and regional members. Dr. Watzlaf continues to have a major impact on generations of AHIMA and PHIMA members.
Dr. Watzlaf brings integrity, intelligence, poise and enthusiasm to each endeavor. The PHIMA Executive Board and the members of PHIMA support Dr. Watzlaf one hundred percent. AHIMA will benefit greatly from Dr. Watzlaf’s leadership.
For those members that cannot attend, the session will be recorded and made available on the PHIMA website.