St. Agnes HealthCare, Baltimore, has named Adrian Long, M.D., as executive vice president and chief medical officer, replacing Steve Lowenthal, M.D., who resigned to pursue other opportunities.
Long, 53, will oversee all of St. Agnes' clinical departments, guiding physician-related strategic initiatives, directing medical education and clinical residency programs, and overseeing quality improvement and utilization management programs.
He had been president and medical director of Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group in Rockville, Md., for the past seven years, joining the staff there 14 years ago as an internist.
He was an attending physician in the emergency department at St. Agnes from July 1987 to August 1998, the hospital reports. Long is an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies.