Jon Skinner will lead the AHA’s Constituency Section for Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation as 2016 chair of its governing council. Skinner is president of Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Select Medical. Daniel Mendelson, M.D., associate chief of medicine at Highland Hospital in Rochester, NY, is this year’s chair-elect and will chair the section in 2017. The section advises the AHA on public policy issues of concern to post-acute and continuing care providers and on AHA member service strategies. For more on its governing council, see the AHA news release.

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