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Reading Hospital Physician Elected to National Board

by Reading Hospital - Tower Health

May 20, 2022

Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD, Chair, Department of OB/GYN Will Serve Two-Year Term 

Mark B. Woodland, MS, MD, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Reading Hospital – Tower Health and a Professor and an Academic Chair for Drexel University College of Medicine, was elected to serve a two-year term on the Board of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) during the FSMB’s Annual Meeting in New Orleans, La., April 28-30.

The FSMB is a national non-profit organization representing medical boards of every state and US territories that license and discipline allopathic and osteopathic physicians and, in some jurisdictions, other health care professionals.

As a member of the Board of Directors, Dr. Woodland will help provide strategic leadership to the organization. He has been active with the FSMB for several years, serving on the Education Committee and as a Voting Delegate.

Dr. Woodland has been a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine since 2018 and currently serves as the board’s Chair. He also has served the board as Vice Chair and chaired its Committee on Legislation and Qualifications. He is the immediate past Chair of the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology (CREOG) of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG). He has received numerous awards for excellence in medical education and clinical practice, and serves on the editorial review boards of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and American Journal of OB/GYN. He is active in PA ACOG as an advocate for trainees and practitioners in women’s health and is certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Woodland is a graduate of Ursinus College, Villanova University, and the George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his internship at George Washington University Hospital and residency at Pennsylvania Hospital.

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