month Chief of Emergency Medicine Michael
Shannon, MD, MPH, announced several changes to the structure
of the division, appointing associate chiefs to run the day-to-day
operations of the Emergency Department, head the fellowship program
and administer emergency care at Childrenís satellite locations.
ďThese changes will permit me to better manage the five programs
within the division while focusing on meeting our patient care,
teaching, research and community missions,Ē says Shannon.
Associate Chief Anne
Stack, MD, is the clinical director of the ED. She will
supervise daily operations of the busiest pediatric emergency department
in the region and the only level-1 pediatric trauma center in New
Bachur, MD, has been appointed associate division chief
responsible for direction of the divisionís Fellowship in Pediatric
Emergency Medicine. The fellowship, which is the largest in the
country, has produced many of the nationís leaders in the field.
Gruskin, MD, has been appointed chief of the divisionís
Community Hospitals Program. In her new role she will supervise
pediatric emergency care at Beverly Hospital, Winchester Hospital,
MetroWest Medical Center, Caritas Norwood Hospital and South Shore
Hospital, which together care for approximately 50,000 children