Physician to Chair Nat'l Women in Otolaryngology Section

September 29, 2015

DETROIT – Kathleen L. Yaremchuk, M.D., chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital, has been appointed Chair of the Women in Otolaryngology (WIO) Section of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS).

Her term officially begins Oct. 1. During the past year, she served as Chair-elect of WIO.

With more than 1,500 members, WIO promotes the career advancement of women otolaryngologists, and those interested in pursuing otolaryngology.

WIO provides opportunities for networking and mentoring across the field of otolaryngology, as well as supports women otolaryngologists by identifying and addressing their needs, fostering their development and cultivating women as leaders in the specialty.

As the vice president for Clinical Practice Performance at Henry Ford, Dr. Yaremchuk is recognized as a national expert in quality and managed care.

Earlier this year, she was appointed to serve a two-year term as co-chair for the National Quality Forum’s Steering Committee to lead a project focused quality measures for eye care and ear, nose and throat conditions.

Dr. Yaremchuk has achieved subspecialty certification in sleep medicine, and has been appointed to leadership roles in various professional societies and journal editorial boards.

She received her medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School and completed her post-graduate training at Cook County Hospital and the University of Chicago.

Learn more about the Henry Ford Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Krista Hopson Boyer
kboyer1@hfhs.org