ACGME names new board of directors

NEWS IN BRIEF — Posted Oct. 23, 2006

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The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education board of directors elected William H. Hartmann, MD, chair, during its September meeting in Rosemont, Ill.

Dr. Hartmann, a retired pathologist, was a clinical professor of pathology at the University of South Florida from 1993 to 2002 and has been on the ACGME board of directors since 2001. The board elected Susan H. Day, MD, as vice chair. Dr. Day is an ophthalmologist at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco and has been an ACGME board member since 2004.

The board also endorsed seven new physicians to replace outgoing board members. The new members who will serve three-year terms are: Baretta R. Casey, MD; Anton N. Hasso, MD; Mahendr Kochar, MD; Carl Patow, MD; Sadeq A. Quraishi, MD, resident member; Carol Rumack, MD; and Ajit Sachdeva, MD.

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