Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society
Rae Young Bond is the Chief Executive Officer of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, the Medical Foundation of Chattanooga, and Project Access, a community health partnership to coordinate charity care for low-income uninsured residents of Hamilton County. She has served the Medical Society and its related organizations for a total of 18 years (1995-1997 and 2003-present).
She is chair of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Health Council, the designated planning body for the Hamilton County Health Department. She serves on the boards of the Association of American Medical Society Executives, the Tennessee Charitable Care Network, Tennessee Physician Quality Verification Organization, Volunteers in Medicine, and the Regional Science and Engineering Fair. She serves on the operations council for the Chattanooga Medical Group Management Association, Hamilton County Step ONE Health Initiative, and Project Access, and serves on the Tennessee ACEs Initiative Private Sector Steering Group (Building Better Brains. Rae is the co-chair of the Tennessee Charitable Care Network Policy Committee and Safety Net Task Force. For three years, she chaired the Core Leadership up for the Hamilton County Infant Mortality Initiative. She served on the statewide Get Covered Tennessee Advisory Council; chaired the Chattanooga Regional Health Innovation Coalition Pharmacy Access Team; and served as the Healthcare Sector Ambassador for the TN Reconnect program. She has also assisted the Tennessee Department of Health in the development of the 2010 and 2014 Tennessee State Health Plans. Rae is a member of the American Association of Medical Society Executives and its County CEO Task Force, and the Chattanooga Women’s Leadership Institute. She was a founder of the Chattanooga Coalition Against Tobacco in 1996, which today is Tobacco-Free Chattanooga.
Rae and her husband Bill have two adult sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Eryn (Chicago, IL) and John-Michael and Emily (Los Angeles, CA), one perfect grandchild, Aleister Felix Bond; two dogs, Otto and Zoe Rose; and two cats, Mallory and Loki.