Vice Chairs

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Director’s Reflections: The Department Review

Posted by  | Administration

You may have noticed recently that our department underwent a comprehensive review, a task completed every five years for each department in the School of Medicine. I’d like to extend my thanks to the many of you who participated—whether directly or indirectly—in this Herculean administrative effort with a special call out to Holly Sellers and(...)

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AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar

Posted by  | Leadership

The Women’s Task Force is partnering with the Department of Medicine leadership team to send one woman associate professor faculty member to attend the AAMC Mid-Career Women Faculty Leadership Development Seminar, December 1-4, 2018, in Atlanta. The Mid-Career Seminar for Women is designed for women physicians and scientists holding medical school appointments at the associate(...)

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Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

Golden Named Woman Worth Watching

Posted by  | Congratulations

Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, was recently named a winner of the 17th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards from the Profiles in Diversity Journal. She is one of 132 winners from across the globe recognized as an executive leading the way to excellence in the workplace, marketplace and the world. Her profile will be featured(...)

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Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

Pearse to Step Down as Chair of the Appointments and Promotions Committee

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

David Pearse, professor in the Division of Pulmonary, will be stepping down as chair of the Department of Medicine Appointments and Promotions Committee. Dave succeeded Richard Moore in 2013, and he has been instrumental in the successful promotions of an impressive number of associate professors and professors over the past five years. During his tenure,(...)

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The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

The Search for the Next Cardiology Division Director Has Begun

Posted by  | Administration, Leadership

With Gordon Tomaselli's impeding departure, we have convened a search committee to find the next Director of the Division of Cardiology. I would like to extend a sincere thank you to the Cardiology faculty, to Gordon for his leadership and to the search committee for their work to identify the best candidates to lead our Cardiology Division into the(...)

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Celebrating 125 Years

Celebrating 125 Years

Posted by  | Administration, Congratulations

This year, we celebrate School of Medicine’s 125th anniversary of educating, training and producing future leaders in education, patient care and research. We have much to celebrate–top-ranked medical and graduate programs, faculty members who are the among the worlds’ foremost experts in their fields and a reputation as a world leader in both medicine and(...)

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#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

#MeToo—Considering All of the Implications and the Call for Action

Posted by  | Administration, Vice Chair Contributors

Both the March 27 and April 2 issues of JAMA included important opinion pieces related to the #MeToo Movement. Dr. Freischlag and Ms. Faria highlight the importance of this movement, which was evidenced by TIME Magazine’s Person of the Year for 2017 being shared by “silence breakers,” 61 women and men from various industries who spoke(...)

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Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

Golden and Hill-Briggs Named to ADA Board of Directors

Posted by  | Congratulations

Sherita Golden, executive vice chair, and Felicia Hill-Briggs, professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, have been named to the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 2018 board of directors. As of Jan. 1, Felicia is the president of the health care and education and Sherita is an active board member. Also, Nisa Maruthur, associate professor in GIM,(...)

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