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Kathleen M. Kelly, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer

Dr. Kathleen Kelly serves as SwedishAmerican's Chief Medical Officer and Chief Quality Officer. Prior to her current role, Dr. Kelly served as the health system's director of clinical integration and improvement, and as medical director for Benchmark Health Insurance Company. In addition, she also maintained an internal medicine practice at SwedishAmerican Medical Group/Woodside.

Dr. Kelly earned her undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany. She received her medical degree from the Albany Medical College in New York, completed residency training at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle and is board certified in internal medicine.

Over the course of her career, Dr. Kelly has held administrative positions with several organizations including Kaiser Permanente (lead internist), John Deere Health Care (medical director), and Northern Illinois Hospice Association (volunteer medical director).

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Rockford, IL 61104
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