NY, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014
Vicki LoPachin, MD, who completed her residency training in internal medicine at Mount Sinai, and who previously served on the medical staff as an internal medicine specialist, has been appointed Chief Medical Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital. Prior to this post, Dr. LoPachin served as Medical Director of the North Shore University Hospital
“Dr. LoPachin’s talents and intimate knowledge of Mount Sinai create the opportunity for a seamless integration of the hospital operations and quality improvement teams. In the interest of improving care for our patients, we’re excited that Vicki has returned to Mount Sinai to help lead the way in elevating patient and staff safety, as well as operational performance,” said David L. Reich, President of The Mount Sinai Hospital. “Throughout her distinguished career, Vicki exhibited the best qualities of a leader in the medical field: compassion, expert clinical care, efficiency and superb quality. We’re excited to have her back at Mount Sinai.”
Previously, Dr. LoPachin served as President of the Association of Attending Staff, Lead Physician Advisor and Medical Director of Case Management, Chair of the Utilization Review Committee, and member of the Executive Committee of the Medical Board at The Mount Sinai Hospital.
“I am honored to be working again with the physicians, nurses, medical staff and administrators here at The Mount Sinai Hospital,” said Dr. LoPachin. “I look forward to closely collaborating with my colleagues and with the leadership of the Mount Sinai Health System to ensure that we deliver the highest levels of quality care. Our patients deserve nothing less.”
Dr. LoPachin received her MBA with distinction in Health Service Management from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business at Hofstra University. Dr. LoPachin is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Medical Quality, the American College of Physician Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is an Invited Fellow of the American College of Physicians. She is also a committee member of the New York chapter of the American College of Physicians Quality Task Force.
Dr. LoPachin received her MD from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, where she was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha.