Swedish Medical Center’s Dr. Dale Reisner, MD, has been elected the new president of the Washington State Medical Association. The WSMA represents physicians, residents, medical students, and physician-assistants throughout the state.
Dr. Reisner is medical director of Obstetrical Quality and Patient Safety at Swedish in Seattle and is a maternal fetal medicine specialist. She is one of the regional experts in the management of neonatal alloimmune thrombocytopenia, and also has extensive experience in the management of connective tissue disease and autoimmune disorders in pregnancy.
Dr. Reisner received her medical degree from the University of Washington School Of Medicine in Seattle. She completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas in San Antonio, followed by a fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. She is board certified in obstetrics & gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine.
“Physicians are facing some significant challenges as health care reforms are implemented in our state,” said Dr. Reisner in a news release distributed by the WSMA. “We must remain committed to improving access to quality, safe care for our patients and to continue to have a strong voice as decisions are being made that impact the practice of medicine and care of our patients.”