Leaders in Medical Education: Ms. Mona Signer, President and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program

Mona M. Signer is President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Resident Matching Program, an organization that since 1952 has matched medical students to United States graduate medical education programs. Ms. Signer joined the NRMP in 2002, became Executive Director in 2005, and in 2015 was named President and CEO. During Ms. Signer’s tenure, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Ms. Mona Signer, President and CEO of the National Resident Matching Program”

Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Graham McMahon, President of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)

Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®), which leverages the power of education to drive quality in the medical profession and in healthcare. The ACCME accredits continuing medical education (CME) providers in the US and internationally, creating a framework that supports, inspires, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education – Dr. Graham McMahon, President of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Stephen C. Shannon, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)

Dr. Stephen C. Shannon serves as the President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM), which represents the 33 accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine (COMs) in the United States. He has previously served as Dean of University of New England’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Shannon received his BA and … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Stephen C. Shannon, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM)”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund

David Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.P., is president of The Commonwealth Fund, a national philanthropy engaged in independent research on health and social policy issues. Dr. Blumenthal is formerly the Samuel O. Thier Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Chief Health Information and Innovation Officer at Partners Healthcare System in Boston. From 2009 to 2011, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. David Blumenthal, President of The Commonwealth Fund”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Lee Goldman, Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University

Lee Goldman, MD, MPH, is the Harold and Margaret Hatch Professor, Executive Vice President and Dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, and Chief Executive of Columbia University Medical Center. He serves as Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and also is administratively responsible for the Mailman School of Public Health, … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Lee Goldman, Dean of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Debra Schwinn, Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs at University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine

Debra A. Schwinn, MD, is Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs and professor of anesthesiology, pharmacology and biochemistry at the University of Iowa. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine, Association of American Physicians, past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the International Anesthesiology Research Foundation and Board of Trustees of the … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Debra Schwinn, Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs at University of Iowa’s Carver College of Medicine”

What Clinics and Organizations do to Protect Medical Information

There are many laws that are meant to protect patients and their information. Not everyone really understands the laws, protocols, and regulations that clinics use. It can range from a doctor or nurse refusing to disclose patient information to the technology that clinics implement protections. There are laws that doctors’ offices and clinics must abide … Continue reading “What Clinics and Organizations do to Protect Medical Information”

Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Pamela Davis, Dean at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

A renowned physician and medical researcher, Pamela B. Davis, MD, PhD, became dean of the School of Medicine in 2007 after serving as interim dean during the previous year. In addition, she is senior vice president for medical affairs at Case Western Reserve University and holds the Arline H. and Curtis F. Garvin Research Professorship. A … Continue reading “Leaders in Medical Education: Dr. Pamela Davis, Dean at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine”