Tracey Henry

Dr. Henry is a general internist in the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics, where she provides primary care to resource poor populations in Atlanta, GA. She is an attending physician for the inpatient teaching services at Grady Memorial Hospital and Assistant Health Director and supervising attending in the Primary Care Center. Dr. Henry earned her MS in Neuroscience at Tulane University, MD at Georgetown University and a MPH from Johns Hopkins University in Health Systems and Policy and a certificate in Finance and Management. During residency, she served on ACPs national Council of Residents/Fellows and the Louisiana State Medical Society Board of Governors and was awarded the American Medical Association (AMA)s Paul Ambrose Award for Leadership Among Resident Physicians. Dr. Henry completed a Health Policy Fellowship at Georgetown University where she studied primary care-related health policies, healthcare delivery systems, and alternative payment models.

Dr. Henry serves as the Director of the Health Policy Curriculum for the Internal Medicine Residency Program's Primary Care Track and is the Co-Director of the Health, Equity, Advocacy and Policy Track for all Emory Graduate Medical Education programs. In 2019, Dr. Henry was named as the Emory E.M.P.A.C.T. Program Director. In this role, she works to help engage, mentor, prepare, advocate for, cultivate and teach students who are underrepresented in medicine.

Dr. Henry has held many leadership roles. In 2017, Dr. Henry was selected as a Presidential Leadership Scholar, a national program designed for leaders from multi-sector backgrounds who share a commitment to solving societys greatest challenges. Currently, she serves on the American College of Physician (ACP)s national Medical Practice and Quality Committee, a delegate to the AMA House of Delegates and is an AMA Health Systems Science Scholar.

Dr. Henry is also the Chair of the Medical Association of Georgia's Young Physician Section, a Society of General Internal Medicines Leadership in Health Policy Scholar, a Unified Leadership Training for Diversity (UNLTD) Program Fellow and the Co-Chair of their Health Policy Education. Dr. Henrys teaching and research interests include: healthcare advocacy and policy; health equity , quality improvement and patient safety; and integrating behavioral mental health care into primary care. Much of Dr. Henry's clinical, research and academic work surrounds addressing the social determinants of health and achieving health equity for her patients and populations through innovation.

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