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Jeffrey M. Lyness, MD

Posted on January 14th, 2020 by Cathy Szmurlo

Dr. Lyness is Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurology, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. At Rochester, he formerly served as Associate Chair for Education and Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Program in Psychiatry, as Director of (medical student) Curriculum, and as Medical Director for Continuing Medical Education. As an ABPN Director, Dr. Lyness serves on the Executive Committee as Board Member-at-Large, on the Psychiatry Council and as Chair of the Conflict of Interest Committee, the Certification Examination and Continuing Certification Combined – Psychiatry Committee, and the Certification Examination and Continuing Certification Combined – Clinical Psychiatry Subcommittee. In addition, Dr. Lyness serves on the Nominating of Officers, Finance, Investment, Credentials-Psychiatry, Irregular Behavior, Diversity, Research and Development, Continuing Certification, and Technology and Information Committees. He is also on the Task Force on Pool Question Reclassification-Psychiatry and serves as a liaison to the AAGP. Dr. Lyness is a Past President of the AAGP. He is immediate Past Chair of the Steering Committee of the Association of American Medical Colleges’ Group on Faculty Affairs and serves as Chair of the ABMS Health Policy and Strategy Committee. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the APA and a Fellow of the ACP.