Welcome to MGMA/Alabama!
Founded in 1976, MGMA/Alabama is the State Affiliate Chapter of MGMA-ACMPE the nation's principal voice for the medical group practice profession.
The healthcare industry is ever changing and membership with MGMA/Alabama helps keep our members current in this dynamic profession. Whether you are new to medical practice management or a seasoned veteran, membership with MGMA/Alabama can advance your career and fuel your personal and professional growth.
More than 750 members from across the state rely on MGMA/Alabama to serve as their resource for information, education, exchange of ideas and industry contacts so that they can provide quality management and leadership to their physicians and staff. MGMA/Alabama's diverse membership is comprised of administrators, managers, supervisors, faculty, students and other healthcare professionals representing practices of all sizes and specialties. These practices can range from solo, group and rural practices to university-based practices and multi-specialty clinics.
Winter Conference Keynote Speaker: Dave Berke, Echelon Front
DAVE BERKE is a retired Marine Corps officer and combat veteran. As an F/A-18 pilot he deployed twice from the USS John C Stennis in support of combat operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. He spent three years as an Instructor Pilot at TOPGUN where he was dual qualified in the F-16 Fighting Falcon and served as the Training Officer, the senior staff pilot responsible for conduct of the TOPGUN course. He then served as an ANGLICO Forward Air Controller supporting the Army’s 1st Armored Division during extensive urban combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq in 2006. He was the only Marine selected to fly the F-22 Raptor having served as an exchange officer at the Air Force’s 422nd Test and Evaluation Squadron as the Division Commander. He became the first operational pilot ever to fly and be qualified in the F-35B, serving as the Commanding Officer of the Marine Corps’ first F-35 squadron from 2012-2014. He earned his Master’s degree in International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies with a concentration in Strategic Studies. He is now a leadership consultant at Echelon Front.