PHILADELPHIA: Tooker to leave ACP
John Tooker, MD, has announced that he will step down as executive vice president/CEO of the American College of Physicians, the nation's largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group. ACP's Board of Regents will form a search committee to select a replacement for Tooker, a process that is anticipated to take approximately six to 12 months. After serving as deputy executive vice president and COO of the organization since 1995, Tooker became EVP and CEO on July 1, 2002. During his tenure, ACP's membership increased by more than 12%.
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