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College of Medicine issues, concerns spark several FOIA requests

At least three groups have filed Freedom of Information Act requests asking for information on the details of the College of Medicine. The Central Michigan University Faculty Association, Academic Senate and Central Michigan Life have not received their requests. On Monday, General Counsel Manuel Rupe received one request from the […]
Academics / College of Medicine

Liaison Committee on Medical Education to meet with Academic Senate during visit

The Academic Senate’s request to be involved the with upcoming Liaison Committee on Medical Education visit has been granted. During the LCME visit next week, four faculty members will be invited to spend 45 minutes with LCME members to discuss […]
Academics / College of Medicine / Featured / Top Stories
George Ross sits in the Academic Senate meeting Nov. 1. (Charlotte Bodak/Staff Photographer)

Academic Senate approves resolution to halt further action on medical college

In a hushed auditorium Tuesday, David Smith addressed the Academic Senate about what he called the “elephant in the room” regarding the College of Medicine. Smith, a professor of philosophy and religion, presented a resolution, which said “all work by, […]
Administration / College of Medicine
Sam Kottamasu

Radiology group to donate $100,000 to College of Medicine; Kottamasu a member

A Saginaw Township-based radiology group, which includes a Central Michigan University trustee, has pledged $100,000 to the College of Medicine. According to reports in The Saginaw News, Advanced Diagnostic Imaging will give the money to CMU in $20,000 installments. CMU […]
College of Medicine / Politics

Yoder hopeful bill will pass to increase jobs for future CMED grads

Three U.S. senators introduced a bill that would increase the number of Medicare-supported graduate medical education residency slots at hospitals by at least 15,000. The Resident Physician Shortage Act of 2011 would increase the number of residency slots by about […]
College of Medicine

Annual salaries of two newest CMED associate deans total $425,000

The annual salaries of two College of Medicine associate deans hired in June total $425,000. Dr. Linda Perkowski, associate dean of medical education, has an annual salary of $200,000, according to documents obtained by Central Michigan Life through the Freedom […]
College of Medicine

CMED remains halfway to fundraising goal, majority in pledges

Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine remains about halfway to its fundraising goal of $25 million, as it has been since April. The vast majority of the funds already received are in the form of pledges, not cash, Kathy Wilbur, vice president […]
College of Medicine

New College of Medicine professor to make $150,000 annually

Dr. W. Robert Fleischmann is making $150,000 annually as a member of the College of Medicine’s faculty. Fleischmann was hired May 24 on a 12-month contract, according to documents obtained using the Freedom of Information Act. He began work July […]
College of Medicine
Northern Ontario School of Medicine professor of medical eduacation Dr. Joel Lanphear speaks during an open forum in room 2255 of the Health Professions Building Monday afternoon.  Lanphear is one of the finalists for Central Michigan University's College of Medicine associate dean position. (Photo by Andrew Kuhn/Staff Photographer)

UPDATE: College of Medicine hires fifth associate dean

Joel Lanphear, currently a consultant for the College of Medicine, will begin work as the college's fifth associate dean after Labor Day. Ernest Yoder, CMED dean, told CMU Board of Trustees members during the CMED committee meeting Wednesday Lanphear is […]
College of Medicine
Linda Perkowsi (Photo courtesy of University of Minnesota)

UPDATE: College of Medicine hires new associate dean, two others

The position of associate dean of medical education has been filled according to internal communications from the University of Minnesota which were confirmed by University Provost Gary Shapiro. Dr. Linda C. Perkowski, who was the subject of an open forum […]
College of Medicine

CMU hosts open forum for second finalist to fill College of Medicine associate dean role

Dr. Linda Carol Perkowski said there are three important things in reaching her goal at Central Michigan University if chosen as associate dean for medical education and faculty development for the College of Medicine. “Community, commitment and curriculum will be […]
College of Medicine

College of Medicine raises $11.5 million in gifts; staff hiring under way

University officials told the board of trustees Thursday that "significant progress" has been made with the College of Medicine — both financially and academically. The college is close to 50 percent of its $25-million fundraising goal and Dr. Ernest Yoder, […]


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