Morehouse School of Medicine Names Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at Grady Hospital
Ronna Charles Nu’Man
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ATLANTA – March 4, 2016 – Morehouse School of Medicine today announced the appointment of Yolanda Wimberly, MD, MSc, FAAP, FSAHM, to the role of associate dean for clinical affairs at Grady Hospital. This new role supports the school's coordination with clinical departments in academics and research at Grady. Wimberly will maintain her role as designated institutional officer of MSM’s residency program and associate dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME).
"Enormous strides in GME have been made under Wimberly’s leadership, and her success in enhancing our relationships with affiliated hospitals provides her with essential experience for this new position," President Montgomery Rice said. "I am confident that she will bring strong leadership to our administration and play an important role in the planning and execution of the school’s strategic growth at Grady."
A graduate of Meharry Medical College, Wimberly completed her residency training in pediatrics at Northwestern University Children’s Memorial Hospital and fellowship in adolescent medicine at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. She began her academic career at MSM in 2002 and has served on numerous committees and leadership positions on national committees within the American Board of Pediatrics, Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education and the Association of American Medical Colleges.
About Morehouse School of Medicine
Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists and public health professionals. In 2011, MSM was recognized by Annals of Internal Medicine as the nation’s No. 1 medical school in fulfilling a social mission. MSM faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care.
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