Miami, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2013
Dr. Jamal Hakim has been tapped to serve as Orlando Health’s Interim President and Chief Executive Officer as the organization undergoes a nationwide executive search. Dr. Hakim has been an active member and longtime supporter of the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.
“Dr. Jamal Hakim has been a fervent supporter of the FSA and of my involvement on the Board,” said FSA Immediate Past President Dr. Charles J. Chase, DO. “He is also a founding member of the Anesthesiologists of Greater Orlando, MD, PA (AGO) and served as President from AGOs inception in 1999 until 2012.He has maintained the highest standards of patient safety for AGO and our hospital system and is very well respected in the Central Florida community.”
Chief of Quality and Transformation at Orlando Health since July 2011, Dr. Hakim has served numerous clinical and leadership roles in his 22 years with Orlando Health. He was a member of the pediatric anesthesia team until 1999 and then as the Director of Anesthesia for Women’s Services at Arnold Palmer Medical Center (APMC). He has served as Chairman of the Arnold Palmer Medical Center anesthesia department and numerous committees. In 2007 he was elected to the position of Vice Chief of Staff of Orlando Health and began serving on the Board of Trustees. In 2009 he assumed the role of Chief of Staff.
“We want to congratulate Dr. Hakim on his new appointment as Interim CEO and President at Orlando Health,” said Dr. Jay Epstein, FSA President. “His leadership will go a long way toward the organization’s continued success as a healthcare leader in Central Florida and beyond,” Dr. Epstein said.
About the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists
The Florida Society of Anesthesiologists upholds the highest standards of anesthesia care and patient advocacy by promoting research, education, and innovation. FSA’s principals are rooted in the preservation of patient safety for all Floridians undergoing surgical, obstetric, or invasive procedures. For more information about the society, please visit http://www.fsahq.org.