Alliance Medical Center is pleased to announce Lisa Ward, MD, MsPH, MS, FAAFP, as the new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Ward brings 20+ years of experience in Federally Qualified Health Clinics (FQHCs) as a clinician leader. She most recently served as the Regional Medical Director at Marin Community Clinics in Novato. There she was deeply involved in provider staffing and professional development, team building, and the COVID-19 response. Prior to this, she served as CMO for Santa Rosa Community Health building the quality department, establishing and growing the IT department while also leading SRCH through the early days of the COVID pandemic in addition to the county fires in 2017 and 2019.