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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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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Kathy Wilbur: College of Medicine nearing 50% of fundraising goal

The College of Medicine has raised nearly 50 percent of its $25-million fundraising goal. During a board of trustees committee meeting today, Kathy Wilbur, vice president of External Relations and Development, said gifts have come in from anonymous donors, which […]
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25 percent of developing medical colleges delay submitting their LCME application

Central Michigan University is not alone in delaying the College of Medicine by a year. Dr. Dan Hunt, Liasion Committee on Medical Education co-secretary from 2010-11, said about 25 percent of developing medical colleges delay submitting their LCME application and […]
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April 2007 to April 2011: The College of Medicine, from the beginning

Trustee Dr. Sam Kottamasu first suggested a medical school at Central Michigan University on April 20, 2007 because the mid-Michigan area will see a shortage of up to 600 doctors in the near future. The board of trustees gave former-University […]
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CMU supports lifting cap on teaching hospitals’ residencies, legislation proposed to change it

Third- and fourth-year medical students could be affected by a 1990s statute limiting residencies at teaching hospitals, leading schools such as Central Michigan University to advocate for a cap lift or increase. CMU and 16 other schools are in the […]
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El-Sawi’s severance package consistent with ‘normal’ resignation standards

Sarah Opperman, board of trustees chairwoman, said severance packages are “normal” in response to the package given to Dr. Nehad El-Sawi for resigning from the College of Medicine in January. Opperman, during a meeting with the press after the Feb. […]
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First of two finalists to replace El-Sawi visits campus, gives vision for College of Medicine

Dr. Joel Lanphear pitches his leadership style and vision as a potential associate dean of Medical Education and Faculty Development for the College of Medicine. During the first of two open forums on Monday in the Health Professions Building, he […]
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Open forums scheduled for two finalists to replace Dr. Nehad El-Sawi

Dr. Joel Lanphear and Dr. Linda Perkowski are the finalists of a national search for Central Michigan University’s College of Medicine associate dean/medical education position. The chosen candidate will replace Dr. Nehad El-Sawi, who was the associate dean for medical […]


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