Lischke Elected Fellow in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

December 19, 2008

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Michael P. Lischke, Ed.D., M.P.H., administrator and educator at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, has been inducted as a fellow in the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He currently holds the positions of director of Northwest AHEC, executive director of the Office of Continuing Medical Education, assistant professor of Family and Community Medicine, adjunct faculty of the Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity and associate faculty at the Women’s Health Center of Excellence.

“To be inducted into such a prestigious organization is an honor,” said Lischke. “The extent of medical history and assets the College of Physicians of Philadelphia offers is unparalleled.”

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia is the oldest professional medical organization in the country and includes one of the world's finest medical libraries and an unrivaled medical museum. The participation of the fellowship is instrumental to all college activities and programs -- from identifying the pathological specimens in the Mütter Museum, writing public health articles for Philly Health Info, and presenting lectures in various fields of expertise.

Lischke earned his bachelor of arts in sociology and master of public health degrees from Emory University and his doctorate in educational administration from Temple University.

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Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center is an academic health system comprised of North Carolina Baptist Hospital and Wake Forest University Health Sciences, which operates the university’s School of Medicine. The system comprises 1,154 acute care, psychiatric, rehabilitation and long-term care beds and is consistently ranked as one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

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