Dr. Leon McDougle
President of the National Medical Association
President of the The National Medical Association which is the the oldest and largest collective voice for parity and justice for 50K African American physicians.
Dr. McDougle, is a Professor of Family Medicine with tenure, is the 1st Chief Diversity Officer for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. A graduate of the University of Toledo and OSU College of Medicine, he completed his family medicine residency at the Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California, and earned a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy.
Dr. McDougle is the immediate-past Chair for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Group on Diversity and Inclusion. He also provides service for the AAMC as faculty for the Healthcare Executive Diversity and Inclusion Certificate Program, Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar and Mid-Career Minority Faculty Leadership Seminar. In addition, he directs several workforce diversity programs including the MEDPATH Post-baccalaureate Program. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States.