2018-04-25 / Front Page

PCSG’s Dr. Ann Addison retiring


Dr. Ann Addison Dr. Ann Addison The Primary Care of Southwest Georgia Board of Directors has announced the retirement of Dr. Ann Addison, chief executive officer, effective June 3.

Dr. Addison has served as PCSG’s CEO for the past 11 years after retiring as deputy district health director of public health over 14 counties in Southwest Georgia.

The board has named Angie McVey, PCSG’s current chief operating officer, to serve as interim CEO throughout the search and interview process to fill the position.

“This was a difficult decision for me,” stated Dr. Addison. “While I am excited and look forward to spending more time with my husband of 46 years, my children and my two grandchildren, I love my PCSG family and the patients we serve and I will miss them very much.”

In 2007, PCSG had been open for one year with 10 employees and two providers serving 1,400 patients. Dr. Addison and her management team have opened five additional sites from Early County to Brooks County and added 78 employees serving nearly 12,000 patients.

Dr. Addison is respected throughout Georgia and the nation serving on numerous non-profit boards. She is a leader nationally as evidenced by her role as a consultant for the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Bureau of Primary Health Care, providing compliance site visits to other health centers across the nation.

Dr. Addison also served as a missionary to Uganda providing healthcare in remote villages, was opening speaker at a conference in Kampala for Episcopal Priests and was Minister of Music for many churches where her father served as pastor.

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