With Peak Vista Since 2022
With 10 years of executive leadership in community health centers, Dr. Emily Ptaszek is committed to advancing health equity, access and whole-person primary health care. She comes to Peak Vista from Southwest Florida, where she most recently served as President & CEO at a Federally Qualified Health Center.
Dr. Ptaszek is a licensed psychologist and spent over a decade providing direct care before entering executive leadership. Her background has fueled her passion for providing high quality, patient-centered care to all and building competent, compassionate and cohesive teams that drive both community-wide and organizational change.
Dr. Ptaszek earned her Doctor of Psychology from Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland and received her Master of Business Administration with a focus in health care from Florida Atlantic University - College of Business. She is a board-certified clinical psychologist and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Fellows complete a QI project focused on an aggregate population or clinical practice problem. They are also required to attend CME's and work on projects and assignments that may occur outside of working hours. Additionally, Fellows are required to attend provider meetings over the course of the year.