Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Professor of Medicine, Augusta University, University of Georgia Medical Partnership;
Board President, American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA)

Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber is a California native, with a bachelor degree in chemistry from California State University, Long Beach, a medical degree from Weill College of Medicine at Cornell and a residency in Internal Medicine at University Hospitals of Cleveland. A professor of medicine, she has been a teaching faculty member throughout NY and the Midwest. She joined the faculty at AU/UGA Medical Partnership in Athens, GA in March, 2021.

Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber has led efforts to improve the health of women and their families and remains active in advocating in health-related areas locally and nationally. Her leadership positions have included being the first Hispanic woman to serve as president of the American Medical Women’s Association and vice-chair of the American Medical Association Women’s Physician Section. An inaugural Fellow of AMWA Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber has been the recipient of awards that include Outstanding Woman Leader, Innovations in Medicine, Exceptional Mentor, IU Trustee Teaching award, and was named a Woman of Influence.

As one of few women professors of Mexican-American heritage, Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber is passionate about the need for increased diversity in healthcare at all levels. Helping physicians determine the aspects of their career that bring them the most satisfaction, she has created programs and assisted with mentoring at all levels.

An internist, her clinical expertise has been the primary care for adults and adolescents, especially those with chronic conditions. Her emphasis is on wellness and the prevention of disease. As a medical educator, she works to ensure that our future physicians have a well-rounded background in clinical medicine as well as the social determinants that affect the health and wellbeing of their future patients.

All Sessions by Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD

Thinc Main Agenda Tuesday PM May 24, 2022
3:15 pm - 3:40 pm

Fireside Chat: Taking Care of the Healthcare Workforce: A Health System CEO’s Perspectives

  • Addressing the workforce shortage facing the industry today
  • Understanding the value of building a culture of well-being among employees and patients
  • Embracing diversity and inclusivity to create a strong, resilient workforce
Moderator: Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber