As announced last fall, on June 30, 2017, Jo Ivey Boufford, MD will conclude her two-term commitment as president of The New York Academy of Medicine. Under the leadership of Academy Board of Trustees Chairman George Thibault, MD, a search committee of the Board has been convened and a national search is underway for the next president of the Academy. A Position Description is now available and applications may be submitted online to Korn Ferry, the Academy’s search firm. 

If you have questions, or would like to propose a candidate, please email Lorraine Lavet at or Paul Pospisil at

All inquiries will be treated in confidence.