Adirondack Health promotes ER director to Chief Medical Officer

Broderick, John MD Adirondack Health has appointed Dr. John Broderick to the executive leadership position of Chief Medical Officer.

Dr. Broderick has served as the Medical Director of Adirondack Health’s Emergency Department since 2004 where he has set a high standard by building a culture of quality and compassionate patient care.

“We are extremely fortunate to have the leadership and medical experience Dr. Broderick brings to the organization,” said Chandler Ralph, President & CEO of Adirondack Health.  “He is a skilled physician who is respected by his peers and understands the importance and value of quality patient care.”

As Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Broderick serves as the primary liaison between members of the Medical Staff and the administration of Adirondack Health.  In addition, the CMO is responsible for coordinating the care and safety of patients, and provides oversight for physicians and practitioners in a variety of medical and surgical specialties throughout Adirondack Health.

Dr. Broderick earned his medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook, and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and MetroHealthMedicalCenter.  He is board certified in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Broderick is married with two sons, and enjoys mountain biking, fishing, hiking and skiing.

Adirondack Health is the new name for the family of facilities and individuals who have provided sophisticated care to the Tri-Lakes region of northern New York for the past 100 years.  They include: AdirondackMedicalCenter, Adirondack Medical Center/Lake Placid, MountainHealthCenter (Keene), Lake PlacidHealthCenter, TupperLakeHealthCenter, MercyLivingCenter (TupperLake), UihleinLivingCenter (Lake Placid) and Adirondack Dental Service (Lake Placid).  The highly trained and compassionate individuals who work at these facilities provide a full range of medical, surgical and long-term care services.

Adirondack Health is not only the leading provider of health care for the residents and visitors of the Tri-Lakes region, it is also the largest private employer in the AdirondackPark.  In addition to the physical and social health of the community, Adirondack Health plays a significant role in the economic health of the community.  With over 900 full-time employees, Adirondack Health has a $148 million annual impact on the local economy.  This impact comes from the generation of payroll, income and property tax revenue, purchase of goods and services and associated commerce generated by our employees living throughout the area. As a result of these factors, and more, Adirondack Health is a key community institution, and an advocate for improving the health and economic well being of the patients, residents, businesses and visitors it serves.

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