Chicago partner Fatema Zanzi was recently elected as one of the three public members of  American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Research and Education Foundation’s Board of Directors.

The ABMS works to maintain the standards for physician certification. Their focus is to improve the quality of health care to patients, families and communities through the support of continuous professional development of physician specialists.

The ABMS Research and Education Foundation is a not-for-profit subsidiary of ABMS that seeks to improve health care quality as well as support the continuous professional development of physician specialists through various research and education initiatives. The organization builds partnerships with academic health centers, universities, hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations.

The Research and Education Foundation Board of Directors utilize their unique experiences from diverse backgrounds to manage and guide the foundation in its mission to support the scientific, scholarly, and public education purposes of ABMS.

Read more about the ABMS Research and Education Foundation.

Fatema Zanzi is a partner in Drinker Biddle’s Health Care Practice Group based in Chicago. She represents health care providers and suppliers in all aspects of corporate transactional and regulatory matters, including counseling clients on compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws, Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment and reimbursement laws, EMTALA, HIPAA and provider licensure and telemedicine laws.