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Spine surgeon Vaccaro elected president of Rothman Institute

August 20, 2014

Alexander R. Vaccaro, MD, PhD, has been elected the new president of Rothman Institute and appointed Chairman of Orthopaedics at Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University, in Philadelphia. He will oversee the clinical, educational and research enterprises in this new role for both Rothman and Jefferson, according to a press release.

“I am honored to be selected from among my peers for these two leadership roles,” Vaccaro stated in the release. “I look forward to the privilege of leading both Rothman and Jefferson through this challenging period of health care reform. We are entering into a period of clinical transformation where we will continue to provide the best evidence-based medicine for all orthopaedic conditions. We will do this continuing the principals of quality, service and cost effectiveness established by Dr. Rothman.”

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