Medical college group has new leader
NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Dec. 19, 2005
Darrell G. Kirch, MD, will take over as the new president of the Assn. of American Medical Colleges in July 2006.
Dr. Kirch is senior vice president of health affairs for Pennsylvania State University, dean of Penn State College of Medicine and chief executive officer of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He previously was dean of the school of medicine at the Medical College of Georgia.
Dr. Kirch will succeed AAMC President Jordan J. Cohen, MD, who earlier this year announced plans to step down.
Note: This item originally appeared at http://www.ama-assn.org/amednews/2005/12/19/prbf1219.htm.