Senior Director of Advancement, Patients and Friends Program Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis | St. Louis, Missouri University Advancement at Washington University in St. Louis has appointed Amy Brackett as a senior director of advancement, patient and friends programs, effective June 12, 2023. As senior director of advancement, Brackett will partner closely with the department of surgery, developing strategy to increase philanthropy directed to the school of medicine and securing major gifts from individual donors, grateful patients and their family members, organizations, and faculty. Brackett joins Washington University in Saint Louis from Duke University, where she currently serves as the director of development for Duke University Global Health Institute (DGHI). In her role, Brackett develops and leads the fundraising efforts and philanthropic strategy for DGHI and partners extensively with peers, faculty, and leadership across Duke University and Duke Health to advance the mission of DGHI. Prior to Duke University, Brackett served as the director of development at the College of Arts and Letters at the University of North Georgia where she collaborated with the vice president of advancement, the dean of the college, and advancement peers to develop and implement a professionalized, best practices advancement operation with a focus on infrastructure, policy, and pipeline development. Brackett holds a bachelor of science in psychology from the University of North Georgia and a master of social work from the University of Georgia.Jack Gorman led this search with Bryce Ervin, Emily Godamanna, and Ryan Cheung.