Congratulations To Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP

Dr Nathan Schlicher

Gig Harbor Emergency Physician Nathan Schlicher, MD, JD, MBA, FACEP was named new president of WSMA at their 2020 Annual Meeting on Sunday, Sept. 27. He is an emergency physician at St Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma and serves as the regional director of quality assurance for the emergency departments of CHI Franciscan and associate director of the TeamHealth Litigation Support Department.

In his inaugural address, Dr. Schlicher encouraged physicians to lead health care because doctors see it through a clinician's lens. He stated, "If you don't have that, there's a knowledge deficit in leadership."