The dean of the University of Missouri School of Medicine will resign at the end of the month.
MU announced today [Friday] Patrick Delafontaine is taking a job with another institution.
Delafontaine was the chief of cardiology at Tulane University before coming to MU in 2014. He resigned from his position less than a year later, but returned after R. Bowen Loftin stepped down as chancellor.
Professor Steven Zweig, chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine, will act as interim dean.