Pediatricians name new leader
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted June 27, 2005
The American Academy of Pediatrics elected Atlanta pediatrician Jay E. Berkelhamer, MD, as its new vice president. Dr. Berkelhamer will take office as president-elect at the AAP National Conference and Exhibition, planned for October in Washington, D.C., and will serve as the 2006-07 AAP president.
The AAP is the nation's largest pediatric organization, with a membership of 60,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/06/27/prbf0627.htm.