David R. Lambert, MD, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Student Education at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry concluded his term as LCME Chair in June 2020. Toni Ganzel, MD, MBA, Dean of the University of Louisville School of Medicine will serve as LCME Chair effective July 2020. Robert D. Simari, MD, Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of Kansas Medical Center, was appointed Chair-elect of the LCME effective July 2020.

The LCME welcomes the following new members who will succeed retiring members whose terms concluded in June 2020:

Eloho E. Akpovi
4th Year Medical Student
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Student Member (2020-21)

William H. McAllister
4th Year Medical Student
The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University
Student Member (2020-21)

James Graham, MD
Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine
Professional Member (2020-23)

Danny M. Takanishi, Jr. MD, FACS
Professor and Associate Chair for Academic Affairs, Department of Surgery
John A. Burns School of Medicine University of Hawaii at Manoa
Professional Member (2020-23)

See the full list of current LCME members.