Chang B. Choi, MD, FHM has been named to the board of directors at CalvertHealth, Prince Frederick, Md. Dr. Choi leads the adult-hospitalist team at CalvertHealth Medical Center. Since joining the staff in 2013, he’s served as the medical director and served on the committees for quality improvement, hospital-acquired conditions, sepsis, medication safety, informatics, and critical care.
Dr. Choi is board certified in internal medicine. He earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, and completed his residency at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C. He is currently a physician partner with Adfinitas Health, Hanover, Md.
Central Vermont Medical Center (CVMC) in Berlin, Vt. hired Nejat Zeyneloglu, MD MBA, FHM as its chief medical officer.
Dr. Zeyneloglu has held various leadership positions for more than a decade, most recently as department chair of medicine at Woodhull Medical Center, a 323-bed, community teaching hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y.
At Woodhull, he managed all aspects of pandemic response including infection control, PPE allocation, surge planning, and staffing. He also implemented new telemedicine workflows for all medical-service lines, led the implementation of the Epic electronic medical system in his department, and achieved improvements in health and quality metrics during his tenure.
Dr. Zeyneloglu completed a quality and safety fellowship by the Greater New York Hospital Association/United Hospital Fund in 2014 and graduated from Columbia Business School’s Executive MBA program in 2016. He earned his medical degree from Ege University School of Medicine in Izmir, Turkey, and completed his residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Yale University/Bridgeport Hospital in Bridgeport, Conn.
Edmondo Robinson, MD, MBA, MS, FACP, SFHM has been appointed to the board of directors for Ardent Health Services, Nashville, Tenn., a leading provider of health care in communities across the country.
Dr. Robinson is the senior vice president and chief digital officer for Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. A practicing hospital medicine physician, he leads Moffitt’s Center for Digital Health, which leverages health data, information technology, and digital innovations to scale optimal care across thousands of interactions with the singular focus of preventing and curing cancer.
Dr. Robinson earned his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, an MBA from the Wharton School, Philadelphia, and a master’s degree in health policy research from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
Patrick J. Cawley, MD, MBA, MHM was named one of Charleston Business Magazine’s 50 most influential people for 2021.
Dr. Cawley is the chief executive officer of MUSC Health and vice president for health affairs of the Medical University of South Carolina, in Charleston, S.C. In this role, he oversees all clinical matters related to MUSC.
During his leadership, MUSC has significantly expanded its clinical enterprise with a new children’s hospital, multiple ambulatory sites, the development of additional clinical affiliates, and numerous novel joint ventures. MUSC has also become a national leader in telehealth and has continued as South Carolina’s number 1 hospital/health system according to U.S. News & World Report.
Dr. Cawley is a certified physician executive through the American College of Physician Executives, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a fellow in the Liberty Fellowship Program, a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network, a past president of SHM, and was awarded an MHM from SHM.
Dr. Cawley graduated from the University of Scranton, Scranton, Pa. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. before completing an internal medicine residency at Duke University, Durham, N.C. He holds an MBA from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, and he is board certified in internal medicine with focused recognition in hospital medicine.
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