With another year soon coming to a close, ACOEP is very excited to welcome two new staff members to the team, Tyescia “Ty” Jackson and Lindsey Roden.

ty-pick-1Ty Jackson, who will be taking on the role of Manager of Continuing Medical Education, is a Chicago native, and comes to ACOEP with much experience in non-profit medical education, having worked with the American Medical Technologists, Emergency Nurses Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics in the past.

Ty’s position includes ensuring that all educational activities are conducted in compliance with the standards set forth by ACOEP’s accrediting organizations. She also plans to focus on obtaining ACCME accreditation status for ACOEP.

When not at work, Ty enjoys going to concerts, movies, museums and festivals. And with a passion for dance, thinks she could have been a back-up dancer for Beyoncé and Janet Jackson in a previous life. She also enjoys spending quality time with her seven nieces and nephews.

Lindsey Roden, will assume the position of ACOEP’s Coordinator for Resident and Student Organizations. Shelindsey-pick-1 graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, with a Bachelor of Arts in Women Studies with a Health Concentration and Public Health minor, before returning to her hometown of Chicago, where she most recently received her Masters in Public Health from DePaul University.

Previously, she has worked for health organizations including Chicago Department of Public Health, Optima Rx, and The Greater Humboldt Park Diabetes Empowerment Center.

Outside of work, Lindsey loves traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys movies, trying new restaurants, working out, taking pottery classes, and tea time.

ACOEP is very excited to have both Ty and Lindsey as part of the team! We look forward to having them on board to continue the growth and success of the College.