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Carilion Clinic names chief medical officer

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Carilion Clinic has named Dr. Patrice M. Weiss its next chief medical officer.

Weiss, who is chair of  Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Carilion and a professor of OB/GYN at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, will become CMO on Nov. 1.

“I am not surprised that our national search for the best candidate led us to Patrice,” Carilion President and CEO Nancy Howell Agee said in a statement.. “Over the past seven years at Carilion she has distinguished herself as an inspirational leader, innovative thinker and tireless advocate for quality and safety in health care.”

Weiss will be responsible for Carilion's physicians group, Carilion Clinic Physicians, which employs more than 650 physicians and 200 nurse practitioners.

Weiss is a member of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education OB/GYN Residency Review Committee and the Council of Residency Education in OB/GYN. She is a founding board member of the Society of Academic Specialists in General OB/GYN and has served on the board of directors for the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics. She is also the current Program Chair for the Council of Residency Education of OB/GYN (CREOG).

She received her medical degree from Hahnemann University (Drexel) School of Medicine in Philadelphia.




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