Medical Doctor Associates - About Us
Medical Doctor Associates - About Us

About MDA

Providing physician and advanced practice locum tenens, temporary and temp-to-perm staffing services, Medical Doctor Associates (MDA) is part of one of the nation’s largest healthcare staffing companies, Cross Country Healthcare. Since 1987, MDA has earned the trust of medical professionals and facilities alike with our dedication to ongoing satisfaction and the respect of our industry through our expertise and accolades, such as Inavero’s Best of Staffing Lists.

Like the people and organizations that we have the pleasure of serving every day, MDA’s mission and purpose is Care for All. We care for:

  • Healthcare facilities: Serving facility and patient needs, no matter the obstacles.
  • Healthcare professionals: Helping medical professionals live well in their devotion to wellness.
  • Each other: Working together to support professional and personal aspirations.
  • Community: Answering the call to make a difference.

To learn more about our mission, company or services, contact us today.

To serve the healthcare industry with a commitment to integrity, quality and personal service.


  • do the right thing
  • value people. We treat everyone with respect and have fun with each other.
  • communicate honestly with our clients, providers and fellow employees.
  • believe that competition brings out the best in us. We love to compete and we expect to win.
  • handle our client/physician needs with urgency. Problems are an opportunity to demonstrate our commitment to do the right thing.
  • are the service and quality leader in our industry.
  • are fiscally responsible.
  • value personal responsibility and reward high achievement.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career, look no further than Medical Doctor Associates (MDA). At MDA, we always keep in mind that there is a patient at the end of every placement that we make. Whether you work as a recruiter, an account manager or a member of one of our support teams, every MDA employee helps ensure that each patient receives care that might otherwise not be available.

Our purpose is to Care for All, and we are looking for team members that share this mission and vision.

Culture and Benefits

At Medical Doctor Associates (MDA), we hire smart, enthusiastic and caring people who are passionate about delivering on our mission to Care for All. When you have so many talented individuals in the same company driven to achieve the same goal, it fosters a culture of appreciation, teamwork and success. We are proud of our company culture and spirit, and work to sustain it through professional and personal development opportunities.

We also value the health and well-being of each MDA employee, as well as their family members, so we offer a complete package of competitive benefits. In addition to traditional medical/dental/disability/life insurance offerings, MDA provides paid time off, a retirement savings plan, and health and wellness programs.

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Meet Our Leaders

Medical Doctor Associates' (MDA) leadership is made up of locum tenens and healthcare staffing industry veterans. The team’s wealth of experience and deep industry knowledge help ensure that the entire MDA organization is committed to excellence in every interaction, every day.

Tim Fischer, President

Anne Anderson, VicePresidentWith a distinguished 20+ year career in the professional services industry, Tim leads Medical Doctor Associates with a proven track record of establishing, growing, and managing top performing teams. Tim brings a history of success in recruiting, innovation, and growth leadership to MDA with proven success in introducing creative business models and operational efficiency best practices. Tim attended the United States Air Force Academy and graduated from Culver-Stockton College. He has served on the board of the National Liberty Museum and is currently on the board for Culver-Stockton College.

Anne Anderson, Executive Vice President

Anne Anderson, VicePresidentWith more than 27 years of experience with Medical Doctor Associates, Anne is responsible for risk management, government services and other operational functions, including travel and housing. She is a past president of the National Association of Locum Tenens Organizations (NALTO) and served on the organization’s Board of Directors from 2006 to 2014. Anne earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama and received the Healthcare Risk Manager designation from MMI Companies and Finch University in Chicago, Illinois.

Christine Coley, Vice President of Sales

Cristine Coley, Vice President – Physician RecruitmentChristine Coley has almost a decade of experience in the healthcare recruitment industry with Medical Doctor Associates. She is currently Vice President of MDA’s Sales Department. She has held every sales position within MDA making her uniquely qualified to drive success and results in the challenging environment of candidate attraction. She is the author of several blogs on healthcare trends and locum tenens in the temporary recruitment industry. Christine has attracted some of the largest and most reputable healthcare systems to the MDA brand because she recognizes the importance of providing high quality opportunities to MDA’s physician partners. Christine spent time studying at Oxford University in England and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Georgia.

Karen Mote, Vice President – Advanced Practice

Karen Mote, VicePresident – Advanced Practice Karen Mote has more than 17 years of experience in the healthcare recruitment industry with Medical Doctor Associates.  She is currently Vice President of MDA’s Advanced Practice department.  Under her leadership, this segment of business has seen a growth in revenue of more than 25 percent year over year.  Karen has successfully taken her teams through three Joint Commission Health Care Staffing Services Surveys and promotes the critical importance of regulatory compliance to her clients and providers.  She is a national speaker and subject matter expert on advanced practice locum tenens and temporary recruitment.

Di Hall CPCS CPMSM, Senior Director of Compliance and Quality Improvement

Karen Mote, VicePresident – Advanced PracticeDi Hall has over 20 years’ experience in managed care credentialing and quality improvement. She began her career as the Credentialing Coordinator at a small PPO in Amarillo, TX, in 1993. She has successful assisted her organizations through NCQA, URAC, and the Joint Commission accreditation reviews. Her current position covers oversight of clinical candidate qualification verification, regulatory compliance, company-wide quality initiatives, auditing and training.

Di is dually certified via the National Association of Medial Staff Services (NAMSS) and served NAMSS as past Chair of Education and Marketing/Membership Committees. She is currently President of GAMSS, the Georgia Association of Medical Staff Services, after a volunteer leader since 1998. She is national speaker and subject matter expert in managed care and delegated credentialing topics.

Helping to create access to patient care is our business, but it is only part of how Medical Doctor Associates (MDA) gives back to our communities and society. As part of our mission to Care for All, MDA answers the call to make a difference by contributing to charitable causes and creating our own outlets for giving.

Random Acts of Giving was created by MDA employees in 2013 and is our way of spreading acts of kindness throughout our communities, like singing at a senior center, handing out gas cards to parents at a children’s hospital, and taking treats to local firefighters and police officers. With MDA’s Taking Care of Our Own, our team members support one another during difficult times with financial grants that are funded by employees purchasing the right to wear jeans on Thursdays.

MDA is also a proud sponsor of the domestiques cycling team, and several of our employees ride as part of the team for Bike MS, Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life and Pedaling for Parkinson’s. In addition, as an organization and as individual team members, we support the American Heart Association and the Norcross Cooperative Ministry.


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