Regina Benjamin, M.D., was voted chairwoman-elect of the not-for-profit Federation of State Medical Boards. Benjamin, 50, will assist the federations chairman in discharging his leadership responsibilities during the next year, and she will assume the position during the federations 96th annual meeting in San Antonio in May 2008. Benjamin will help the organization continue its mission through the development and promotion of high standards for physician licensure and practice. Prior to obtaining this position, Benjamin served on the federations board of directors, and she is also founder and chief executive officer of the Bayou La Batre (Ala.) Rural Health Clinic.
Benjamin, Regina, M.D.
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