IRVINE, California—September 6, 2011—ACAM's Executive Committee today
announced that Drew McGray has resigned as Director of Marketing and
Operations, and the Board has named Rachel Weaver, previously ACAM's
Education and Compliance Manager, as his successor.
Drew will continue to serve the Organization in a marketing -
consulting capacity and will advise ACAM's marketing team as needed.
"We are deeply grateful for his contributions to ACAM’s mission of
advancing education in the practice of medicine. He will be sorely
missed. He has however assembled a very competent team and we look
forward to working to bring ACAM to its next level of greatness,” said
Neal Speight, ACAM's President-Elect on behalf of the Executive
"We have complete confidence that Rachel is the
right person to continue ACAM's forward momentum. She is an accomplished
businesswoman with demonstrated leadership ability andexercisessound
judgment." Said Jeffrey Morrison, CFO of ACAM. "We are excited for
ACAM's forward-looking outlook," he added.
As part of ACAM's
succession plan, Megan Marburger, previously ACAM's Events Manager, will
oversee sales and marketing. Megan's diverse industry experience
places her as the ideal candidate for this position.
Education Program Manager, Rachel is responsible for the Organization's
global education and curriculum development. She has a five-year
history with ACAM and has produced 12 educational events, many of which
were planned in accordance with ACCME Policies and Procedures and were
eligible forAMA PRA Category 1 Credit (TM).Rachel is well-versed in regulatory compliance, educational design, and department management.
The American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) is a
not-for-profitOrganizationdedicated to educating physicians and other
health care professionals on thesafe and effective application of
integrativemedicine. ACAM's healthcare model focuses on prevention of
illness and a strive for total wellness. ACAM is the voice of
integrative medicine; our goals are to improve physician skills,
knowledge and diagnostic procedures as they relate to integrative
medicine; to support integrative medicine research; and to provide
education on current standard of care as well as additional approaches
to patient care.
ACAM enables members of the public toconnect with physicianswho
take an integrative approach to patient care and empowers individuals
with informationabout integrative medicine treatment options.
Celebrating more than a quarter century of service, ACAM represents
more than 1,500 physicians in 30 countries. ACAM is the premier
organization of its kind in the world dedicated exclusively to serving
the needs of the integrative medicine industry.
Corporate Communications - Michelle Schiavo