McClellan accepts think tank post.
Former Medicare Chief Mark McClellan has accepted a new post as a
visiting senior fellow with the AEI-Brookings Joint Center for
Regulatory Studies in Washington. The new job will keep Dr. McClellan
involved in health care policy issues. He also will remain as an
associate professor of economics and an associate professor of medicine
at Stanford (Calif.) University. Dr. McClellan had been on leave from
Stanford for several years while working in the federal government.
Before taking the post as administrator of the Centers for Medicare and
Medicaid Services, Dr. McClellan served from 2002 to 2004 as the
commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He also served as an
economic and health care advisor to President Bush from 2001 to 2002.