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    Leadership - CMOG

    2023-2024 Steering Committee


    Irene Agostini, MD
    Chief Medical Officer Liaison
    University of New Mexico Hospital


    Phillip Chang, MD, MBA, FACS
    Senior Vice President & Chief Medical and Quality Officer
    Memorial Hermann Health System

    Immediate Past Chair

    Elisabeth Kunkel, MD
    Chief Medical Officer
    Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
    Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine


    Ahmed Abuabdou, MD, MBA
    Chief Clinical Officer
    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Health and UAMS Medical Center

    Roberto de la Cruz, MD, FACP
    Executive Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer
    Parkland Health & Hospital System

    Renee Edwards, MD, MBA
    Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
    Oregon Health & Science University Health

    Chris Ghaemmaghami, MD, MHCM, FACHE, FACEP, FAHA
    Chief Physician Executive & Chief Clinical Officer
    Jackson Health System

    Jill Kalman, MD
    Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer & Deputy Physician-in-Chief
    Northwell Health

    Erik Summers, MD, FACP
    Chief Medical Officer
    Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

    Council of Deans (COD) Liaison

    Tamara "Tammi" Thomas, MD
    Dean, Loma Linda University School of Medicine
    Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer
    Loma Linda University Health

    VA Liaison (Ex-Officio Member)

    Ali Sonel, MD
    Chief of Staff
    Veterans Affairs
    Pittsburgh Healthcare System