VCU names Arturo P. Saavedra dean of VCU School of Medicine and VCU Health Executive VP for Medical Affairs

Via VCU News

Virginia Commonwealth University has announced that Arturo P. Saavedra, M.D., Ph.D., has been named dean of the VCU School of Medicine, effective April 15. He also will serve as VCU Health System executive vice president for medical affairs.

Saavedra comes to VCU from the University of Virginia where he is chair of the Department of Dermatology and president and interim chief executive officer of University of Virginia Physicians Group. In these roles, Saavedra partners with other leaders to drive continuous improvement in the quality and value of care in addition to setting strategy and ensuring operational and financial performance of the physicians’ group. His appointment follows a national search.

Prior to his current roles…

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