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James A. Hallock, M.D.

James A. Hallock, M.D.Dr. Hallock is President Emeritus of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and a FAIMER Senior Scholar. From 2001 to 2009, he served as President and CEO of ECFMG and as Chair of FAIMER’s Board of Directors.

Prior to joining ECFMG in 2001, Dr. Hallock served as the Dean of East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine (1988-2001) and as Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences at East Carolina University (1990-2001). He has held a wide variety of academic and administrative positions in medicine, including Associate Dean of All Children’s Hospital at the University of South Florida School of Medicine, Executive Dean and Professor of Pediatrics at the University of South Florida School of Medicine, and tenured Professor of Pediatrics at East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine.

Dr. Hallock is a Fellow of the Academy of Pediatrics. He is a Distinguished Service Member of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) for his outstanding contributions to academic medicine and dedication and service to AAMC and the Council of Deans. He has served as a member of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) Executive Board, the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Composite Committee, the Institute for International Medical Education (IIME) Advisory Committee, and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Task Force for Defining International Standards in Postgraduate Medical Education. In 2009, Dr. Hallock received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE).

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[last update: September 27, 2011]