Michelle Benedict, MS, ANP-C, RN-C, is an active practitioner and the Director of Clinical Operations for the Central Region Post-Acute, TEAMHealth. Prior to this position and in addition to active practice, she managed a 40+ clinician group covering 100 facilities. She has been practicing PA/LTC medicine since 1997, and prior to that 20 years hospital medicine. She also has Post Masters Certificate in Hospice and Palliative Care. She currently serves on the AMDA Education Committee and Practice Management Section, with prior service on the Membership Committee and a House Delegate. Ms. Benedict is also the Chair of the Post Acute Care Advanced Practice Clinician Council for TEAMHealth.