Georgia A. Tuttle, MD
Georgia A. Tuttle, MD, a practicing dermatologist, was elected to the American Medical Association (AMA) Board of Trustees in June 2011. Prior to her election, Dr. Tuttle had served in the AMA House of Delegates for 15 years as alternate delegate and then delegate from New Hampshire.
Actively involved in her state medical society, Dr. Tuttle was the first woman elected president of the 221-year-old New Hampshire Medical Society (NHMS). She was also honored as the first recipient of the NHMS’s Marjorie Parsons Award, given by the society to a female physician whose "personal integrity and skills exemplify the role of the true physician and bring credit to the honored profession."
In addition to chairing the AMA Council on Medical Service, Dr. Tuttle has served as chair of the New England delegation to the AMA, state chair to the AMA Organized Medical Staff Section and as a member of the AMA Dermatology Section Council. She was the AMA representative to The Joint Commission’s Work Group for Accreditation Issues for Small and Rural Hospitals, and has served on numerous other AMA committees and task forces.
A past president of the medical staff at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital in Lebanon, N.H., she also served on the hospital’s board of trustees, and is a founding member of the board of directors of the New Hampshire Endowment for Health and a past president of the New England Council of State Medical Societies.
Born and raised in Virginia Beach, Va., Dr. Tuttle attended the University of Maine where she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa her junior year and later into Phi Kappa Phi. She received her MD from the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, which honored her with its 2005 Distinguished Alumnus Award for her service to medicine and significant achievement in organized medicine. She did her dermatology training at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and is certified by the American Board of Dermatology.
Dr. Tuttle has been in solo private practice for 28 years and remains active in her community, serving on the Lebanon City Council and as the city’s current mayor.