Daniel Clair, MD, has been named the inaugural chair of the newly formed Department of Vascular Surgery in the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and professor of vascular surgery in the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee. His appointment is effective Oct. 1.
Member Rajesh Malik, MD, has been appointed chief of vascular surgery at New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He is an assistant professor of surgery (interim) at Weill Cornell Medicine. In his new role, Malik will lead the expansion of vascular surgery services at the hospital. He is a founding member of the South Asian American Vascular Society.
Caitlin W. Hicks, MD, and Linda Harris, MD, are editors of the new book Vascular Disease in Women: An Overview of the Literature and Treatment Recommendations, which highlights the epidemiology, natural history and treatment of vascular disease in women.
Scott Kujath, MD, has been named the new medical staff president of North Kansas City Hospital in Kansas City.