AMA Honors Medical Society Executives
CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) today presented five medical society executive leaders with achievement awards to honor their contributions to the goals and ideals of the medical profession. The awards were presented at the AMA's semi-annual policy making meeting in Houston.
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"The AMA is pleased to recognize these medical society executives for their contributions to the medical profession and their advocacy on behalf of physicians," said AMA Board Chair Rebecca J. Patchin, M.D.
Coleman, Goodman, Jones and Tarver were presented with 2009 Medical Executive Lifetime Achievement Awards, and Cook received the 2009 Medical Executive Meritorious Achievement Award.
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-- Jacquelyn T. Coleman, CAE, has served as the executive director of subspecialty medical associations for over thirty years. She has been the executive director of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) for 16 years and the executive director of the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society for 20 years. She has worked in these organizations to foster growth in medical education, publications and advocacy.
SOURCE American Medical Association
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