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For Immediate Release

Fendrick elected to Institute of Medicine; featured on PBS health reform special

Monday, October 20, 2014. Washington, DC. Today, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) announced that V-BID Center Director, A. Mark Fendrick, MD, has been elected to join its membership. Election to the IOM is considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine and recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service. Established in 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences, IOM has become recognized as a national resource for independent, scientifically informed analysis and recommendations on health issues.

For additional details, read the official University of Michigan Health System
press release.  

Additionally, Dr. Fendrick is featured on the PBS special, "Understanding Healthcare."
Hosted by Paula Zahn, the program explores the ins-and-outs of healthcare in America, answering vital questions and educating consumers about the facts.  Both the preview and full-length episode are available online, and will be broadcast on PBS affiliate, DPTV, on Monday, October 20th at 10:00 PM EST.


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