UMMC vice chancellor, profs recognized

Mbeo •Dr. LouAnn Woodward, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, will become chair-elect on July 1 of the 18-member Liaison Committee on Medical Education, the organization that sets medical education standards across the United States and Canada. She will take over as chair of the accrediting body in July 2017 for a one-year term. Woodward, who has led UMMC since March 1, 2015, was appointed in 2013 to a three-year membership to the LCME and was reappointed this year. She has served on its executive committee and chairs its subcommittee on International Relations. Sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges and the American Medical Association, the LCME establishes benchmarks for U.S.- and Canadian-chartered medical education programs operated by universities or medical schools. Woodward,…


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