NASW Foundation Vice Chair (2006-2010)

Amber B. Jones, M. Ed

Amber B. Jones, M. Ed

Amber B. Jones, M. Ed is a health policy, planning, and management consultant based in Loudonville, New York. Her clients include the Center to Advance Palliative Care housed at the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, hospitals, health systems, palliative care partnerships, hospice programs, and state hospice associations.  She received her BA in Psychology from Hartwick College, and her M. Ed. in Counseling from Springfield College.  She pursued Doctoral Studies in Business Administration at George Washington University.

From 1993-2000, she served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State in Albany, New York.  She was Vice President for Academic Planning and Administration at the Albany Medical Center, New York, from 1986-1993, Vice President for Planning at Albany Medical College from 1981-1986, and held a number of management positions at the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C. from 1972-1981.  She has served on the Advisory Board of the Palliative Care Project - Friends and Relatives of Institutionalized Aging; the Attorney General's Commission on Quality of Care at the End of Life; and the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, of Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) Hospice Care.  








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In Episode 5, NASW Social Work Talks Podcast features the Director of the NASW Foundation, Bob Arnold.   Tune in for a discussion about the Foundation's many educational, research, and  charitable  initiatives.