Internal medicine board appoints new vice president
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Oct. 11, 2004
The American Board of Internal Medicine has appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, as senior vice president for research and development.
Dr. Sennett will lead the ABIM and ABIM Foundation activities focused on efforts to link certification and maintenance of certification with performance assessment and improvement. His focus will be approaches to reduce redundancy and to enhance the relevance of assessment to the public and the physician community.
Dr. Sennett has worked with several health plans, including US Healthcare, Aetna and Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound. He served as executive vice president of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Dr. Sennett is certified in internal medicine.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2004/10/11/prbf1011.htm.