Augusta University Health is pleased to announce that Dr. Jackson Elam has been named associate chief medical officer post acute care for AU Health System and chief medical officer for Roosevelt Warm Springs, effective Sept. 7.
In this new role, Elam will provide medical oversight as the physician leader of Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation and Specialty Hospitals.
Elam is an Augusta native. He studied biology at the University of Georgia before attending medical school at the Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University. He participated in his internal medicine residency at Saint Louis University in St. Louis. He and his wife returned home to work at AU in 2016. He has two young daughters who are not yet school-age.
“We are excited about the talent and experience that Dr. Elam brings to this role. Please join us in congratulating him,” said Katrina Keefer, CEO of AU Health System.