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Temple's Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Appointed to American Hospital Association Council

News January 08, 2014

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and President/CEO of Temple University Health System, has been appointed to the Governing Council of the American Hospital Association's Constituency Section for Health Care Systems. Appointed leaders represent premier health systems throughout the country. Dr. Kaiser will serve a three-year term, beginning January 2014.

"This Council is an important voice of advocacy for health care systems nationwide, and it is a privilege to serve on it," Dr. Kaiser said, noting that the council's mission is to develop public policy, political strategies, and member services on behalf of hospital and health systems nationwide.

A not-for-profit association of 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks and care providers, the American Hospital Association is a leading source of information and leadership on health care issues and trends.