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Clancy stepping down as AHRQ director
Modern Healthcare

Dr. Carolyn Clancy, who has led HHS‘ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for nearly a decade, will leave her post sometime “in the coming months,” according to a memo to employees from HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Clancy, an internist, was named AHRQ’s director in February 2003 and was reappointed in October 2009. She joined AHRQ in 1990 and previously served as director of its Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research.