About CMDA - The Colorado Medical Directors Association


Providing education, advocacy, information and professional development to promote the delivery of quality post-acute and long-term care medicine.

History: Dr. Bill Solomon and Dr. Bob McCartney were two of our founding fathers of CMDA back in the early 1990s. A small group of interested physicians, nurse practitioners, NHAs and pharmacists continued to meet on a monthly basis with the Health Facilities Division of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) through the 1990s and into the early 2000+ years. We became a 501(c)3 in 2006.

Several of our Past Presidents have gone on to distinguish themselves nationally at AMDA: Dr. Karyn Leible – a past President of AMDA, Dr. Fred Feinsod – Board of AMDA for many years, Dr. Cari Levy –  President Elect of AMDA. She has lead the AMDA futures program for many years. Her publication is found at this link: http://www.jamda.com/article/S1525-8610(14)00836-6/fulltext

A number of infectious disease protocols were written with CDPHE collaboration with long term care facilities in mind. To this date their protocol offspring can still be found on the CDPHE website regarding TB, Noro, MRSA, etc. Health Department Guidelines.


Colorado Medical Directors Association is recognized as a 501(c)3 and is registered by the State of Colorado as a Not-For-Profit Corporation.

  • CMDA can receive grants for educational purposes.
  • CMDA can dispense grants for educational purposes: usually for individuals in training who have chosen a field of study of geriatrics and wish to attend a national meeting such as AMDA or the AGS.

Our Annual Meeting is on the 3rd or 4th Friday in April each year. We do raise enough funds from that meeting to support our ongoing education monthly meetings for the remainder of the year.


Dr. Leslie Eber, President

Dr. Sing Palat, Treasurer

Dr. Greg Gahm, Past-President

Colorado Medical Director’s Association is organized for the benefit of and to provide support and education of physicians, nursing home administrators and directors of nursing concerning the provision of long term care.

We are a State Chapter of The Society of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care PALTC (formerly called AMDA).

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