April 30, 2012
Eric Bass to Lead Society of General Internal Medicine
The Society of General Internal Medicine recently elected Eric Bass, MD, MPH, a professor of medicine with joint appointments in the Bloomberg School and the School of Nursing, as its incoming president. Bass, who also serves as director of the Bloomberg School's Evidence-based Practice Center, will help guide SGIM for a three-year term.
Bass is a recognized expert in evidence-based medicine, community health partnerships and medical curriculum development. He is well-respected not only for his research and clinical skills but also for his mentoring track record, collegiality and generosity. In addition, Bass is a member of the Bloomberg School's Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research.
SGIM is a medical society of 3,000 physicians representing primary care internal medical faculty from every medical school and teaching hospital in the United States.
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