Chair, AMPAC Board of Directors
Brooke Buckley, M.D., FACS, was elected as Chair of the AMPAC Board of Directors in December 2022. Dr. Buckley is a board-certified general surgeon raised in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Buckley completed her undergraduate studies at The Johns Hopkins University and medical school at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health. Dr. Buckley completed her general surgical internship and residency at Fairview Hospital in the Cleveland Clinic System before taking her first surgical position with Shore Health in Easton, Maryland in 2007. Currently, Dr. Buckley is the Chief Medical Officer at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital in Wyandotte, MI. Prior to her position at Henry Ford Wyandotte, she was the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer at Meritus Health in Hagerstown, MD.
Dr. Buckley has dedicated a significant portion of her training and professional life to organized medicine and taking a broader look at medical care delivery, with specific interests in emergency surgical care health-care delivery to rural communities, and physician well-being. Through this passion, she has taken on the roll as Chief Medical Officer of CoreLife, a medical weight-loss company. She has served on the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) Legislative Council, Political Action Committee, and Board of Trustees. She served as MedChi President for 2015-2016 and was re-appointed to the American Medical Political Action Committee Board (AMPAC) in 2016. Prior to this, she served through the American Medical Association as both a national officer for the medical student and resident sections as well as on the AMPAC Board as its resident member. She has attended AMPAC’s Campaign and Candidate Schools as well as completed MedChi’s Physician Leadership Certificate. She was honored as a Top Doc on the Eastern Shore in 2013.
Dr. Buckley is married to Darrin Lowery, PhD, a researcher in geo-archeology. They have three sons; Jack, born in 2013, and twins Joshua and Jacob, born in 2015.