Southeast Alabama Medical Center (SAMC) is pleased to announce Ellen Lee has been named the Southeast Alabama Medical Group (SAMG) director of the hospitalists program. She adds these duties to her current role as administrator for AltaCare, SAMC’s psychiatry and counseling clinic, and the psychiatry hospitalist program.
Ellen, who has almost 30 years of healthcare administrative experience, began her career at SAMC in 2010 as clinic administrator of Living Well Medical and Aesthetics. In 2013, Ellen began overseeing the psychiatry hospitalist program. She was instrumental in establishing AltaCare in 2014. Prior to coming to SAMC, Ellen served as business administrator for Hillman Facial Surgery Clinic.
Ellen received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Troy University in 1988. She has served on many community boards during her career. She is currently a member of the BBVA Compass Bank Business Advisory Board and the Southeast Alabama Child Advocacy Board, as well as a 1995 graduate of the Dothan Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Dothan.
Ellen and her husband, Paul, have a daughter, Beth. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach, reading and kayaking.