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February 19, 2013

Adirondack Health names chief medical officer

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health has appointed Dr. John Broderick to the executive leadership position of chief medical officer.

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, according to a news release from the hospital.

“We are extremely fortunate to have the leadership and medical experience Dr. Broderick brings to the organization,” Chandler Ralph, president and CEO of Adirondack Health, said in a statement.

“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, Broderick will serve as the primary liaison between members of the medical staff and the administration of Adirondack Health.

In addition, he 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.

Broderick earned his medical degree from SUNY Stony Brook and completed his residency in emergency medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Metro Health Medical Center. He is board certified in emergency medicine.

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

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