CareSouth Carolina’s Andrews named Leadership Fellow

Jeri Andrews, FNP, CareSouth Carolina. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

CareSouth Carolina’s Jeri Andrews, FNP, was named a 2021-22 Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellow. She was the lone representative from a federally-qualified health center (FQHC) in the state. Andrews, who serves as Mobile Health and Off Site Services Program Director for CareSouth Carolina, was one of just 15 selections throughout the state of South Carolina. “I was honored and excited to be selected,” Andrews said. “I’m very thankful and I look forward to making the most of this opportunity.” The Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship is a creative endeavor that prepares accomplished nurses for innovative healthcare leadership in the 21st century. The Fellowship Program is a year-long endeavor that includes regular sessions in Columbia and a leadership project that is completed in the community. “This is an opportunity to develop my leadership skills and be in a group with more advanced degree nurses,” Andrews said. “This is a great chance to network, develop relationships and share ideas that will ultimately help me become a better leader and caregiver.” Since 1994, the Amy V. Cockcroft Leadership Fellowship has provided opportunities for passionate healthcare professionals to expand their leadership capacity. The Fellowship prepares nurse leaders to meet the urgent demands of today’s healthcare environment. This progressive leadership Fellowship will equip you to lead and navigate complex organizations, academic institutions, and additional community settings. Andrews serves as the Mobile Health and Off Site Services Program Director for CareSouth Carolina. CareSouth Carolina’s ROADS mobile initiative (Reaching Out and Delivering Services) offers comprehensive, remote medical care to many communities throughout the Pee Dee region. CareSouth Carolina is a private, nonprofit community health center delivering patient-centered health and life services in the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. CareSouth Carolina operates centers in Bennettsville, Bishopville, Cheraw, Chesterfield, Dillon, Hartsville, Lake View, Latta, McColl and Society Hill.

Author: Rachel Howell

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