Ashwin Pamudurthy, Program Director-Elect

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Ashwin Pamudurthy, FACHE, is currently the Vice-Chair & Director, Finance & Administration for the department of Pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. Previously, Ashwin was at Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons as the Department Administrator/ Chief Financial Officer for Pediatrics. Other experiences included serving as the inaugural Executive Director of Finance for Stamford Health Medical Group (SHMG), Chief Executive Officer of Seaport Orthopaedic Associates, Senior Business Manager at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and in multiple progressive roles within the corporate office of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the physician group practice of Northwell Health in Long Island, NY. Ashwin is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and received his Master of Health Services as well as his Master of Science from the University of Kansas and graduated from Osmania University (Hyderabad, India) with a bachelor of commerce degree in accounting and finance. Ashwin has been an active member of AAAP since 2016.

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Gil Pak, Program Director

Gil Pak has over 26 years of experience in the healthcare industry working in both managerial and project leadership roles. As the Operations Director for the Department of Pediatrics at Penn State Health Children’s Hospital he works closely with the department chair and senior leadership to advance all aspects of the clinical, research, and academic missions in line with Penn State Health’s strategic roadmap. He has a broad understanding of healthcare from multiple perspectives and is experienced in building relationships, consulting with internal and external customers to understand their needs and implementing strategies that improve and streamline processes. Gil has been an active member of AAAP since 2008.

Bobbi Jaramillo, Board Secretary

Bobbi is the Department Administrator for the Department of Pediatrics at University of New Mexico.  She began her healthcare administration career with UNM Pediatrics in 2009 as the Accounting Manager and moved to the Department Administrator role in 2015.  In this role, she provides oversite and direction to her amazing teams on finance, human resources, and mission-driven operational and administrative activities of the Department.  She collaborates closely with the Department Chair and other Department leadership on all mission areas of the department, serving 140 faculty, 380 staff and over 200 learners.  She also serves as part of the leadership team with UNM Children’s Hospital to advance the clinical operations that serve the children and families of New Mexico.

Bobbi obtained a Bachelor’s in Accounting from New Mexico State University and an MBA from Washington State University.  She is a native New Mexican, but has had the good fortune and fun of living in Washington, Massachusetts and Ireland with previous careers.  Her favorite place will always be New Mexico – the culture, the weather, the scenery and the Chile!   Bobbi lives in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with her husband, their 15-year-old twins, and their pug. 

Annamarie Beaulieu, Communications Director

Annamarie is the Vice President, Academic Affairs, Research, and Medical Education Administration at Connecticut Children’s. Annamarie has been with Connecticut Children’s since 2010.  Annamarie’s
public health career has focused primarily on women and children’s health. Annamarie oversees all operational and financial aspects of Connecticut Children’s academic mission and leads the strategic and business planning efforts for Connecticut Children’s Research Institute. Prior to joining Connecticut Children’s, Annamarie served as Campaign Director for the Connecticut Public Health Association, advocating for public policy in support of children’s health, and facilitating the growth and development of the non-profit’s infrastructure. Annamarie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Pace University in New York, a Master’s Degree of Public Health from University of Connecticut, and is currently completing an Executive MBA program at UConn. Annamarie has been an active member of AAAP since 2017.

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Elaine Gallagher, President-Elect

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Elaine Gallagher has been a member of the leadership team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since 1991. Initially hired as the Budget Manager, she later worked as an Administrative Director before becoming Planning Officer for the Department of Pediatrics. In 2016, Ms. Gallagher became the Vice President for Administration in the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Practice Association (CHOPPA), overseeing the operations of CHOP’s six academic departments: Pediatrics, Surgery, Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Radiology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Services. CHOPPA has over 1,000 faculty and physician members, and operating revenue in excess of $550 million. In July 2019, Ms. Gallagher was promoted to her current position as Senior Vice President of Physician Services and Practice Plan Administration. As SVP, she jointly reports to the System Chief Operating Officer and to the President of CHOPPA. In her current role, Ms. Gallagher is primarily responsible for ensuring a continued focus on strategic and operational alignment and the provision of high-performing shared services within CHOPPA, and in partnership with the enterprise. She serves as a collaborative leader in executing multidepartment, practice-wide, and/or enterprise-wide initiatives. Prior to her tenure at Children’s Hospital, she worked in the financial analysis department at the Geisinger Clinic in Danville, PA. Ms. Gallagher holds an MBA from the Erivan K. Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University. Elaine has been an active member of AAAP since 2016.

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