Idaho Press Tribune - ICOM welcomes board chair

The Idaho College of Osteopathic Medicine has named Chet Burrell as the new board of trustees chairman, the school announced Wednesday.

Burrell has served as a member of the board since 2016. He follows John Goodnow, the founding chair of ICOM, who stepped down as chair and will remain a member of the board.

Chet Burrell, the father of ICOM’s founder Daniel Burrell, has served for over 40 years as the chairman or CEO of health care companies and organizations in the public, nonprofit and for-profit sectors, the release said. Most recently, Chet Burrell served as president and CEO of CareFirst BlueCross Blue Shield — one of the largest health insurer and health benefit services company in the Mid-Atlantic region.