Sherwood to Serve as Vice Dean for GME, CME and Life Long Learning

September 8, 2010

Dr. Ed Sherwood, Vice Dean

(COLLEGE STATION, TX) — T. Samuel (Sam) Shomaker, M.D., J.D., Dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, announces the appointment of Edward J. Sherwood, M.D. as the Vice Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME), Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Life Long Learning.  His full-time appointment became effective Sunday, August 1.

“Dr. Sherwood is uniquely qualified to serve in this new role, having recently served as interim dean,” said Dr. Shomaker. “He will now oversee the college’s newly created CME program, continue to increase the GME offerings, organize health education activities for residents of the communities we serve and promote lifelong learning among all students, residents, physicians and scientists.  We gladly welcome his continued service to the College of Medicine.”

Sherwood served the College of Medicine as Interim Dean from October 2009 to August 2010.  From 2006 to 2009, he served the College of Medicine as Associate Dean for Veterans Affairs.  He retired from the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (CTVHCS) where he was chief medical officer.  Before joining the CTVHCS, Sherwood served in several veterans affairs positions in Washington, D.C. and Amarillo, Texas. He currently serves as the immediate past chair of the Texas Medical Association Committee on Infectious Diseases. 

“I look forward to serving in this new role,” Sherwood said.  “By creating a CME program for the College of Medicine and enhancing our graduate medical education we are well positioned to achieve even greater excellence in education.”

Sherwood received his M.D., cum laude, from Boston University School of Medicine in 1975 and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.  He served in the United States Marine Corps from 1965-1969 with a tour of duty in Vietnam.

Dr. Sherwood is based out of the College of Medicine’s Round Rock campus.

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