Dr. Peter Buckley has been named executive VP of medical affairs at the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System and dean of the VCU School of Medicine, effective Jan. 17. He replaces Dr. Jerome Strauss, who served as dean for 11 years. He will stay at VCU as a faculty member.
Buckley will oversee a physician group practice of 600 doctors and the academic health sciences center. He is currently executive VP of medical affairs and integration at Augusta University in Georgia and also is dean of the medical college at Augusta and a professor of psychiatry, pharmacology and radiology.