The American Board of Internal Medicine has appointed Dr. Richard Baron, currently group director of seamless care models for the Innovation Center at the CMS, as its next president and CEO. Baron, 59, will take over the role from Dr. Christine Cassel in June. Cassel will become CEO of the National Quality Forum in July.
Baron is no stranger to the organization, having served as chairman of the ABIM board of directors in 2008 and treasurer of the board in 2007. He is also a trustee for the ABIM Foundation.