Pam Kuchta has been a nurse for over 20 years, and member of the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing for over 10 years, and is a certified telephone triage nurse. She currently serves as the Nurse Manager of Triage for the University of Texas Medical Branch’s Access Center. She is the Maritime Clinic coordinator and facilitates many different types of tele-medicine venues. Pam is also the Chairperson of the Ambulatory Retention council for UTMB, a certified nurse planner and promoter of Shared Governance in her area. Pam graduated from Oklahoma State University with a nursing degree, a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Kuchta serves as the co-chair of the Telehealth Special Interest Group.