TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER DIRECTOR RECEIVES HIGHEST DISTINCTION
FROM THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL PRACTICE EXECUTIVES
October 10, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 10, 2005
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LUBBOCK – Jane S Allison, director of Special Projects in the Department of Family
and Community Medicine in the School of Medicine, has achieved fellow status in the
American College of Medicine Practice Executives.
Allison has worked for 34 years in the Texas Tech University System, 31 as the administrator
of the Department of Family Medicine. She served as the first president of the Association
of Family Medicine Administration, a national organization for family medicine administrators
and coordinators. She has been honored by this group with an annual lectureship named
On Oct. 25, Allison will receive this formal recognition at the ACMPE Convocation
in conjunction with the Medical Group Management Association’s 2005 Annual Conference
Mike Ragain, M.D., chairman of the Department of Family and Community Medicine said
Allison has mastered the highest standards of performance in the field of medical
“Jane has demonstrated exceptional skills in financial management, human resources
management, information and risk management, business and clinical operations and
professional responsibility,” Ragain said. “There is no person more deserving of this
In order to attain a fellowship in ACMPE, an individual must first become board certified
and earn the Certified Medical Practice Executive designation by passing comprehensive
essay, oral and objective examinations that assess knowledge of the broad scope of
medical practice management and by maintaining a minimum number of continuing education
ACMPE certifies an individual’s competence and advancement to fellow status after
CMPE certification, after the individual has submitted acceptable written acceptable
professional papers and acquired a minimum of 50 continuing education credit hours.
The ACMPE is the standard-setting and certification organization of the Medical Group
Management Association. MGMA is the nation’s leading organization representing medical
group practices and the professionals who lead them.
Residents of Lubbock since 1970, Allison and her husband, Wayne, have three children
and six grandchildren.