Dr. Chance is certified under the American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice.  She completed both her internship and residency at Des Moines General Hospital.  Dr. Chance recently served as the Chair of the American Hospital Association's State Hospital Association Physician Executives (SHAPE), chaired the Physician Leaders Forum/CMO workgroup through the Iowa Hospital Association and recently completed her two term as a trustee of IHA.  She also has academic experience with medical students and residents through various leadership positions at Des Moines University including Interim Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Special Advisor to the COM (College of Osteopathic Medicine) Dean.  She has mentored dozens of medical students, nurse practitioner students, and physician assistant students over the years.  She is deeply involved both professionally and personally in community service leadership roles.   In 2016, Dr. Chance received the IOMA Physician of the Year award.  She also graduated magna cum laude from College of St Mary in 1991 with her Bachelor of Science in Biology. 

“I am absolutely thrilled to become part of the team at Broadlawns Medical Center.  I moonlighted in the ER and walk in clinics from 2017 to 2020 and just loved the culture and camaraderie that was so positive and inviting. The mission is what attracts me to Broadlawns but the staff, patients, and community make the opportunity a dream come true for me.  I can’t wait to contribute to a century of caring!”

Outside of her practice, Dr. Chance  enjoys riding on central Iowa bike trails, golfing, listening to music, following the Iowa Hawkeyes and Drake Bulldogs, and spending time with my husband, son, and daughter.