Announcing the ATS 2016 Secretary-Treasurer: James M. Beck, MDApril 7, 2016 at 12:10 am
James M. Beck, MD, was elected to serve as the Society’s Secretary-Treasurer, 2016-2017. During his 2019-2020 term, he will assume the role of ATS president. “I feel incredibly honored to be elected to the Executive Committee,” says Dr. Beck, “and I’m deeply appreciative of the support and encouragement I received from ATS members. I’m very excited to get started on this new role, and to continue to contribute to ATS. I also want to thank my friend and colleague, Rey Panettieri, for his ongoing service and devotion to ATS. I intend to draw on Rey’s wisdom and experience as we take ATS into the future.”
Dr. Beck is professor and vice chair, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine in Aurora, Colorado, and Chief of Medicine for the VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System in Denver.
As incoming secretary-treasurer he will serve as a member and play an instrumental role in the following committees:
- Program and Budget
- Audit and Finance
There was an increase of votes from the prior election. Thanks to every member who voted in 2016, you make ATS your Society!