Two surgeons have been named to the board of directors of the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
Edwin Slade Jr., a dentist and member of the board of trustees of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, is representing the AAOMS, while Richard Dolsky, M.D., a past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and a member of the board of trustees of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, is representing the AACS.
Slade received his degree in dentistry from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, and completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Connecticut/Hartford Hospital. Slade has taught oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Jefferson Medical College and Medical College of Pennsylvania, all located in Philadelphia. He practices in Doylestown, Pa.
Dolsky graduated from the Tufts University School of Medicine and served surgical residencies at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, Mass., and at Harvard Surgical Service at New England Deaconess Hospital, Boston. He completed a residency in otolaryngology at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., and in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He practices in Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
The AAAHC was founded in 1979 and has accredited ambulatory care programs at more than 1,800 organizations, including ambulatory surgery centers, office-based surgical practices, student health clinics, Native American health clinics, medical group practices and HMOs.