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McGaw Medical Center Leaders Comment on Jameson Appointment

Northwestern University, primarily through the Feinberg School, is part of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, an academic medical center in education, research, and clinical services.

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November 15, 2006

Northwestern University, primarily through the Feinberg School, is part of the McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, an academic medical center in education, research, and clinical services.

Other McGaw members are Children's Memorial Medical Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, and Jesse Brown VA Medical Center (formerly VA Chicago Health Care System). Medical students and residents receive part of their education at these hospitals, and nearly all the attending staff members have faculty appointments at the Feinberg School.

Leaders at those institutions had the following comments about Dr. J. Larry Jameson's appointment as vice president for medical affairs and dean of the Feinberg School.

Dean M. Harrison
President and Chief Executive Officer
Northwestern Memorial HealthCare

“During his tenure as Chairman of Medicine, Dr. Jameson has been a valuable partner in helping to advance our shared vision of increasing Northwestern's recognition as a great contemporary academic medical center. As a physician-scientist, we have benefited from his thoughtful perspective and look forward to working with him in this new capacity.”

Mark R. Neaman
President and Chief Executive Officer
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare

“Evanston Northwestern Healthcare welcomes the opportunity to work with Dr. Jameson in our long-standing and growing partnership with Northwestern University. Our attending physicians serve on the Feinberg School faculty at Northwestern University. And our ENH Research Institute, the research arm of ENH, collaborates with the Feinberg School and the University's basic sciences and biomedical engineering departments to enable both institutions to make the most of their physical and intellectual resources."

Patrick M. Magoon
President and Chief Executive Officer
Children's Memorial Hospital

“We're very much looking forward to partnering with Larry Jameson as the new dean of Feinberg School of Medicine and continuing to build on the excellent relationship both institutions have had over the last sixty years to advance the mission of pediatric health care

Joanne C. Smith, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

“RIC is thrilled about the appointment of Dr. Larry Jameson to Dean and we congratulate him on this accomplishment. "He is a remarkable physician, scientist and medical educator with great vision for the future of the Feinberg School of Medicine. The faculty and leadership of RIC are enthusiastic about partnering with Dr. Jameson in research and education so as to achieve our mission of making a difference in the lives of people with disability on the world stage.”

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