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Amanda Lee

UChicago Obama Scholars 2022-2023


Director of Practice Transformation, Access Community Health Network





Amanda is a practicing pediatric primary care nurse practitioner and the Director of Practice Transformation at Access Community Health Network (ACCESS). She collaborates with ACCESS leaders and care team members to develop and execute strategies that advance the overall care delivery environment and promote accessible, trauma-informed, and value-based care at ACCESS’ 35 community health centers, serving 185,000 patients annually throughout Cook and DuPage counties. She works to ensure their roadmap for transformation centers the voices and expectations of the patients and communities ACCESS serves. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she has led ongoing initiatives including the development and implementation of telehealth services, COVID-19 testing, and COVID-19 vaccination programs at ACCESS.

Amanda is a Neubauer Civic Scholar, pursuing her second master’s degree at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business.