David Perlstein, M.D., president and CEO for SBH Health System in Bronx, NY, will lead AHA’s Committee for Clinical Leadership in 2017. Cheryl Hoying, R.N., senior vice president of patient services at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, is committee chair-elect and will become chair in 2018. The CCL is charged with providing clinical input to the AHA advocacy and public policy process, serving as a clinical resource on policy issues, as well as guiding the ongoing work of the AHA's Physician Leadership Forum. The CCL also is concerned with issues relating to standards and requirements for clinical education programs and activities and includes representatives from the medical, nursing and pharmacy fields. For more on the committee, see the AHA news release.

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