The Wright Center Names New VP of Academic Affairs Members News August 7, 2023 James McFadden, Ed.D., will join The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education as the new vice president of academic affairs, chief operations officer for education, and associate designated institutional official. McFadden, of Nashville, Tennessee, was hired after a nationwide search. He holds a doctorate of education from Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois, a Master of Education in supervision and administration from Tennessee State University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. He most recently served as the administrative director of medical education and designated institutional officer at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, an integrated health care provider in Kentucky. At The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education, McFadden will provide administrative and programmatic leadership across all educational activities, partnerships, and new educational initiatives. He will work closely with Dr. Jumee Barooah, the designated institutional official for The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education. McFadden, his wife, Brandy, and three children will relocate to Scranton.