Presidents, CEOsWilliam Beeson, M.D., was named president of the board of directors for the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Healthcare, Skokie, Ill. He is director of the Beeson Aesthetic Surgery Institute, Carmel, Ind., and assistant clinical professor at the Indiana University School of Medicine in the departments of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery and dermatology.Bruce Levy, M.D., was named president and chief executive officer of Forensic Medical Management Services, Nashville, Tenn. He had been chief medical examiner since 1997.John Ludden, M.D., was named president of the American College of Physician Executives, Tampa, Fla. He is associate clinical professor in the department of ambulatory care and prevention at Harvard Medical School.Michael Maves, M.D., was named president of the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, Washington. He currently is executive vice president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Alexandria, Va. He will assume his new position Oct. 1.Glenn Steele, M.D., was named president of the Society of Surgical Oncology, Arlington Heights, Ill. He is dean of the biological sciences division of the University of Chicago and the Pritzker School of Medicine. He is also the university's vice president for medical affairs and Richard T. Crane professor in the department of surgery.
Chief medical officers, VPsFrank Pomposelli, M.D., was named clinical chief of the division of vascular surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. He will continue in his role as associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Other appointmentsLeonard Cerullo, M.D., was named professor and chairman of the department of neurosurgery and codirector of the Rush Neuroscience Institute at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center, Chicago. He will continue as founder, president and medical director of the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch at Columbus Hospital.Joan Kolodzik, M.D., was named president of the Ohio chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians, Dayton. She is an emergency physician and partner with Premier Health Care Services, Dayton.Mitzi Krockover, M.D., was one of four recipients nationwide awarded the 1999 Emerging Leaders in Healthcare Award. She is vice president of women's health for Humana, Louisville, Ky.