LUTH names Dr. Oluwole as CMAC


DLHA Staff Writer



February 26, 2024. The management of Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, has named Dr. Ayodeji Oluwole as the substantive Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, CMAC, of the institution.


A statement issued by Olufemi Olafiran from LUTH Corporate Services Department disclosed that the appointment was effective from January 1, 2024 for a renewable term of two years.


Dr. Oluwole,  is a Consultant at the hospital and Fellow, National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria, NPMCN.

Dr. Ayodeji Oluwole. LUTH CMAC (2024 - 2026)

Dr. Ayodeji Oluwole. Lagos University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH) CMAC (2024 - 2026)


Olafiran said the new chairman had built a career of over 18 years in Maternal Medicine and Gynaecology Endoscopic Surgery Subspecialty.


“Dr Oluwole’s passion and commitment to the development of medical practice was recognised when he was elected the Chairman of the Faculty of Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria on 1st January, 2023 after holding other important positions in the college and the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria, SOGON, between 2011 and 2021.


“His impeccable character and sympathetic understanding of other people’s problems which suggests considerable potential in the area of management, helped to ensure his consideration for leadership positions in the hospital.


“Dr Oluwole served as the Deputy Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (Clinical) for two terms, from Aug. 1 , 2019 to July 31 , 2023; and Acting Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee from May 25, 2023 to Dec.31 , 2023; before his new appointment as substantive CMAC of the hospital.


“With his wealth of knowledge, experience and exposure garnered from previous academic, management and leadership positions, we have no doubt that Dr Oluwole has been well prepared for the job and will contribute immensely towards taking the hospital to the next level,” he said.


Functions of the CMAC


The Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) assists the Chief Medical Director (CMD) of the hospital to monitor the clinical performance throughout the hospital and promote the culture of excellence in patient safety, clinical research, training services, quality of care, and patient experience and satisfaction, and to ensure that patients have access to adequate and appropriate medical staff on a timely manner.




Published: January 29, 2024

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