Dzau named next president of the Institute of Medicine

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

dzau_150Victor J. Dzau, MD, chancellor for health affairs at Duke University and president and chief executive officer for the Duke University Health System, has been named president of the Institute of Medicine (IOM). Dzau will be leaving Duke on June 30, 2014, and will succeed current IOM president Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD, effective July 1, 2014.

“I’m deeply honored to become the next president of the IOM and recognize the critically important role that the IOM will have in improving the health of the nation at a time of extraordinary evolution in biomedical research and health care delivery,” Dr. Dzau said. “The explosion of new data resources, novel technologies and breathtaking research advances make this the most promising time in history for driving innovations that will improve health care delivery, outcomes and quality.”

Read the full article from Duke Medicine here.