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Dr. Lawrence Chin named to key board of AAMC's Council of Deans

Lawrence Chin, MD, dean of the Alan and Marlene Norton College of Medicine at Upstate Medical University, has been named to the administrative board of the Council of Deans for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC).

The Council of Deans (COD) is the only organization of its kind, convening deans of AAMC member medical schools in the U.S. and Canada to address issues affecting academic medicine and develop strategies to achieve excellence in medical education, research, and patient care.

The 14-member administrative board oversees and manages the affairs of the council. Chin will serve on the board through 2024.

The AAMC represents 172 accredited U.S. and Canadian medical schools.