Mary Nettleman, dean of the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota, was recently elected to the board of directors for the Association of Medical Colleges.
USD announced her election in a news release Monday. The release stated:
“The board of directors provides fiduciary and strategic oversight and direction to the work of the AAMC, a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to transforming health care through innovative medical education, cutting-edge patient care, and groundbreaking medical research.
“AAMC, founded in 1876, is comprised of all 147 accredited U.S. and 17 accredited Canadian medical schools; nearly 400 teaching hospitals and health systems, including 51 Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers; and more than 80 academic and scientific societies.
“AAMC represents 148,000 faculty members, 83,000 medical students, and 115,000 resident physicians.”