Heidi White, MD, MHS, MEd, CMD, is Associate Professor of Medicine with tenure at Duke University School of Medicine in the Division of Geriatrics and a senior fellow in the Duke Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development. She has nearly 20 years of experience serving as a medical director at Croasdaile Village Retirement Community. Dr. White has served as secretary/treasurer, vice‐president, president and past president of the North Carolina Medical Director Association and remains active in the chapter. She is Past President of AMDA and has served on numerous AMDA committees. She has co‐directed the AMDA Foundation Futures Program since 2007 and has worked to develop the AMDA Competencies for Post‐Acute and Long‐Term Care Medicine and currently serves on the curriculum development workgroup.