Reporting to the Governing Body and the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is responsible for the organization and conduct of the Stony Brook University Hospital medical staff; Stony Brook Southampton medical staff.
Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) is Long Island's premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, SBUH serves as the region's only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center, and is home to the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, Stony Brook University Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children's Hospital and Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute. SBUH also encompasses Suffolk County's only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation's first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.
The CMO is responsible for overseeing the establishment by the medical staff of objective standards of care and conduct to be followed by all practitioners granted privileges at the hospital. The CMO also oversees the establishment by the medical staff of mechanisms to monitor performance in the delivery of patient care by practitioners granted privileges at the hospital; and when appropriate, in accordance with the by-laws, has the authority to limit, suspend or terminate privileges and /or otherwise monitor the conduct of medical staff members.
Duties of the position may include, but not limited to:
Provide leadership for and oversight over the medical staff office and the credentialing processes for all medical staff members and other licensed independent practitioners.
Work with clinical chairs to develop relevant metrics for each service line for OPPE.
Ensure that the medical staff has written by-laws that are periodically reviewed to meet state and regulatory requirements.
Participate as a member of Stony Brook University Hospital's Senior Executive Group (
FROM ITS BEGINNINGS A HALF-CENTURY AGO, STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY HAS BEEN CHARACTERIZED by innovation, energy and progress, transforming the lives of people who earn degrees, work and make groundbreaking discoveries here. A dramatic trajectory of growth has turned what was once a small teacher preparation college into an internationally recognized research institution that is changing the world.