North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Great Neck, N.Y., named Dr. Jeremy Boal as the system's chief medical officer. Boal, previously medical director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y., succeeds Dr. Lawrence Smith, who assumes the newly created role of physician-in-chief and who will continue to serve as the system's executive vice president, according to a North Shore-LIJ news release.
North Shore-LIJ names new CMO
As CMO, Boal will manage clinical, operational, research and education issues and initiatives for the system, which has 9,000 affiliated physicians throughout the New York City area, according to the release. Boal is a board-certified internist and has served as vice chairman for strategic planning and faculty practice services for Mount Sinai School of Medicine's medicine department. He also founded and was executive vice president of Mount Sinai's visiting-doctors program, which provides in-home primary care to homebound individuals.
North Shore-LIJ also named Dr. Richard Schwarz, previously medical director of Mount Sinai Medical Center's North Shore Medical Group in Huntington, N.Y., as Boal's successor in the medical director role at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Schwarz is board-certified in internal medicine, nephrology and gerontology. Boal's and Schwarz's ages were unavailable at deadline.
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