(COLLEGE STATION) – Nancy W. Dickey, M.D., president of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center and vice chancellor for health affairs for The Texas A&M University System, has been selected by her peers to be included in the Best Doctors in America 2005-2006 database.
Working to be among the best in medicine has been one of Dr. Dickey’s goals since she entered the field in the late 1970’s, and now Dr. Dickey will join the list of approximately 32,000 of the most preeminent doctors in the nation who provide a unique combination of medical experience, skill and insight that patients can access to help them confidently manage complex medical problems.
Dr. Dickey earned her undergraduate degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and then went on to graduate from The University of Texas Medical School in Houston in 1976.
Later receiving the Distinguished Alumni Award from The University of Texas Medical School, Dr. Dickey has served as a member of many professional organizations, such as the American Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Academy of Family Physicians and the Texas Medical Association. Dr. Dickey is the founding program director of the Family Practice Residency of the Brazos Valley and professor of Family and Community Medicine at the A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. She was elected to the Board of Trustees at Scott and White Hospital Foundation in 2004 and elected to served as the President of the American Medical Association (AMA) from 1998-99. Dr. Dickey served the AMA as the first woman elected to that post. Currently, she is a family practitioner affiliated with both the College Station Medical Center and St. Joseph Regional Health Center.
Best Doctors in America annually composes a list containing the most elite doctors in the country. It has been valued by patients and has functioned as a service tool for many years. More than 10 million people in 30 countries rely on the list to provide them with the best care in the world, based on their providers’ strengths, expertise and interests. This list has been featured on national television shows including 60 Minutes, The Today Show and CNN Headline News. Major print media sources such as USA Today, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and The Wall Street Journal have also highlighted this list in their publications.

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