Editorial Staff
1 month ago

Editorial Staff
1 month ago

Dr George Awarded Fellow at American College of Healthcare Executives

You can now listen to Antigua News articles!

Dr. Vonetta George,

Dr. Vonetta George, has been awarded the prestigious title of Fellow at The American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

In a press statement released today, the Sir Lester Bird Medical Center said this remarkable accolade is a testament to Dr. George’s outstanding performance in passing the challenging ACHE Board of Governor’s Examination.

Dr. George, a resident of Newfield, Antigua, is a Chief of Surgery and a distinguished Consultant General Surgeon at the Sir Lester Bird Medical Centre (SLBMC), where she has served with dedication and excellence for over 19 years.

She brings a wealth of expertise to her role, having earned dual Masters Degrees in Emergency Medicine and Healthcare Administration, which underscores her commitment to excellence in the healthcare domain.

Dr. George’s illustrious affiliations include memberships in esteemed organizations such as the Golden Key International Honor Society, The Antigua and Barbuda Medical Association, The Pan-American Trauma Society, and The Caribbean Society of Endoscopic Surgeons.

She is also a distinguished Fellow of The Caribbean College of Surgeons and Fellow of The American College of Surgeons.

Dr. George’s commitment to advancing healthcare services on a global scale is also evident in her leadership role as Antigua & Barbuda’s national focal point for the WHO Emergency Medical Team (EMT) Initiative.

Her prior leadership as the Chair of the EMT Strategic Advisory Group in The Americas underscores her passion for Health Sector Disaster Management and health emergencies.

The FACHE certification is the gold standard for board certification in health management, and Dr. George’s attainment of this credential is a testament to her unparalleled expertise, extensive experience, and unwavering dedication to continuous professional development in healthcare management.

The FACHE credential signifies leadership excellence, unwavering commitment to service, and profound recognition as a distinguished industry leader.

In summary, Dr. Vonetta George’s attainment of the FACHE credential is a remarkable achievement that highlights her exceptional leadership qualities and unwavering commitment to advancing healthcare management.

Her achievement reflects her unwavering commitment to the highest standards of professional excellence in healthcare leadership.


  1. Spider woman

    Congratulations to Dr George, my former school mate at the Antigua Girls High School. You have made God, your country, your family, your alma mater and yourself really proud. Keep up the exceptional work in the Healthcare sector.

    • Gordon

      Hearty Congratulations, the sky is the limit. God bless you & family.

      • Anonymous

        Well done Dr Vonetta George, I feel very proud of you seeing you as a little girl and has now come this far. May you continue to excel in your career.❤️.

  2. Anonymous

    As a fellow Newfieldian, I am extremely proud of you, Dr. George. You were always that shining light of excellence from childhood right through all your academic and professional endeavours. Continue, like other Newfieldians, to carry the torch of excellence high. Congratulations!


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.