Dr. Dittrich is Chief Medical Officer at U.S. Renal Care. She co-founded Boise Kidney & Hypertension Institute in 2005 and was part of the Boise Kidney team that received the RPA Practice Excellence Award in 2010. Over the years, she has served as a sub investigator in various clinical research trials at Boise Kidney, and as the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Board for Liberty Dialysis, Inc., an organization which partnered with nephrologists to own and operate 280 dialysis facilities serving 20,000 ESRD patients. She also co-founded numerous dialysis clinics in the states of Idaho and Alaska, where she served as a medical director.
Dr. Dittrich earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado and received the Gold Headed Cane award given for outstanding potential as a physician. She subsequently completed a residency in Internal Medicine followed by a Chief Residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle. She went on to complete fellowship training in Nephrology also at the University of Washington. After completing her fellowship training, Dr. Dittrich worked at the University of Washington in the area of transplantation. Dr. Dittrich received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Creighton University where she received the Spirit of Creighton Award, the highest student award presented by the University.
Dr. Dittrich played instrumental roles serving as Chief Medical Officer of Liberty Health Partners and Senior Medical Director of Remedy Partners, the largest Awardee Convener under Medicare’s bundled payment program, which currently manages $9 billion of medical spend for Medicare. She currently serves as President of Liberty Administrative Services and CMO for Glacier Management Services in Alaska.