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Press release date: January 7, 2011
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ANSI organizational member the American Medical Association (AMA) has announced that its executive vice president and CEO Michael Maves, M.D., will complete his successful leadership of the AMA when his current contract ends on June 30, 2011. Dr. Maves has served in this role since 2001.
The AMA Board of Trustees expects to have completed a candidate search and have a new executive vice president and CEO in place by the conclusion of Dr. Maves's contract. In the interim, Bernard Hengesbaugh, chief operating officer, will partner with Dr. Maves to ensure a seamless transition. No additional executive changes are expected.
"Under Dr. Maves's leadership, the American Medical Association restored its financial stability, weathered the recession, and implemented a number of critical initiatives to improve quality of care, increase access to care and establish a fair system of payment for physicians within the Medicare program," said Ardis Hoven, M.D., chair of the AMA Board of Trustees. "We thank him for his many years of distinguished service."