William McDade, president, Illinois State Medical Society
Anesthesiologist Dr. William A. McDade has been elected president of the Illinois State Medical Society. McDade is the deputy provost for research and minority issues and an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Chicago. An ISMS member since 1981, McDade has served on numerous councils and committees, including the Medical Student Section Governing Council and the Health Care Access Committee. He is currently a director with the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and is chair-elect for the American Medical Association's Council on Medical Education. McDade is a former president of both the Chicago Medical Society and the Chicago Society of Anesthesiologists. He has an undergraduate degree from DePaul University, a graduate degree in biophysics and theoretical biology from the University of Chicago, and a medical degree and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. McDade completed an anesthesiology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School.