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AHA psych section names 2013 leaders

January 18, 2013

Paul Summergrad, chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and psychiatrist-in-chief at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, is 2013 chair of the AHA's Section Council for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services. Among other roles, he also serves as chair of the American Psychiatric Association Board of Trustees ad hoc workgroup on the role of psychiatry in health care reform. James Eyler, CEO of Coliseum Center for Behavioral Health in Macon, GA, and Behavioral Health Quality Council member for Hospital Corporation of America, is the section's chair-elect and will become chair in 2014. For more on the section's governing council, see the AHA news release.