Underwood Named as one of 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know

(PUEBLO, COLO.) St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center announced today that Robert M. Underwood, MD, MHCDS, FAAEM, chief medical officer, has been listed as one of the top 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know 2017, by Beckers Hospital Review. This is the second consecutive year that Underwood has been recognized for his instrumental role in overseeing the clinical direction of St. Mary-Corwin and identifying and defining new and innovative strategies to uphold the mission of the nonprofit organization.

Underwood has served St. Mary-Corwin since September 2015, and has had extensive experience in administrative roles including serving as a medical director for Sentara RMH Medical Center, and as a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. Underwood has a masters degree in health care delivery science from Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., he earned a Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC., and completed his residency in emergency medicine at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC.

We are incredibly proud of Dr. Underwood for his dedication in upholding our mission at St. Mary-Corwin, said Brian Moore, president and CEO, St. Mary-Corwin. This recognition speaks to Dr. Underwoods commitment to excellence and embodies the hospitals overall pledge of maintaining high standards and optimizing the level of care we provide in each aspect of our organization.

Beckers Healthcare is a prominent source of leading-edge business and legal information for health care industry leaders. This list recognizes esteemed clinical leaders from health care organizations across the nation. The chief medical officers recognized have exhibited dedication to clinical leadership and have contributed to establishing standards of excellence at their respective organizations.

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