The UNC Academy of Educators elected Eric Zwemer, MD, as the organization’s newest president.
The UNC Academy of Educators (AOE) elected Eric Zwemer, MD, as its new president. Zwemer has been a dedicated member of AOE for the past five years and has served in several roles including chair of the Programming Committee and director of strategic initiatives.
Zwemer completed his undergraduate work at Princeton University, received his MD from Harvard Medical School, and completed residency and Chief Residency at Boston Children’s Hospital before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill in 2015 as a Pediatric Hospitalist. Zwemer currently holds several educational roles in the UNC School of Medicine including:
- Associate Program Director for Pediatrics Residency
- Associate Chair for Faculty Development in Education, Department of Pediatrics
- Director of Junior Faculty Development, Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine
Zwemer is succeeding Lindsay Wilson, MD, MPH, FACP, who honorably lead the organization as AOE President for the past two years through much of the COVID-19 pandemic. The AOE is grateful for Wilson’s hard work in growing and strengthening the organization.
“Dr. Wilson has been an inspiration to me with her dedication to making the AOE a valuable, inclusive, and productive organization that serves its members across the entire state,” Zwemer said.