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Twelve Medical Leaders Recognized with Excellence in Leadership Award

Schumacher Clinical Partners recognized twelve outstanding medical leaders at the company’s Medical Leadership Conference in Orlando last week, identifying these clinicians for excellence in their field.

The winners of the Excellence in Leadership award were nominated by key leaders within their Division of SCP. They were chosen for their consistent demonstration of superior leadership and proven results at their hospital facility and with the organization, and have achieved the highest level of leadership and performance in their role.

Recipients of the Excellence in Leadership award included:

Nathaniel Reinemeyer, MD, Adena Regional Medical Center; Michael Peebles, MD, Lafayette General Medical Center; Chayne Fisher, DO, AllianceHealth Seminole; Danelle Richards, MD, Northwest Medical Center – Springdale; Joshua Puhr, MD, Mountain States Health Alliance; Hassan Barazi, MD, Wheeling Hospital – Hospitalist; Gehrig Harris, MD, Midtown Medical Center – Hospitalist; Gregory Zarcone, DO, Doctors Hospital of Laredo – Hospitalist; Mark Johnson, PA, SSM St. Joseph Hospital – Lake St. Louis; Amanda Jones-Humphrey, PA, Adena Regional Medical Center; Keely Mixon, PA, Lafayette General Medical Center; and Kathryn Simmons, NP, Abilene Regional Medical Center.

“With these awards, we are recognizing those clinicians who have excelled in leadership,” explained Dr. Randy Pilgrim, Enterprise Chief Medical Officer for SCP, who presented the Excellence in Leadership awards at the Medical Leadership Conference. “Their teams have delivered consistent high-quality care, innovative solutions, and overcame many obstacles in the process.”

“When we started the company, we started it to make a difference in healthcare – to make a difference in the way patients receive care,” stated Executive Chairman and Founder, Dr. William “Kip” Schumacher, at the awards ceremony. “It inspires me to recognize these twelve individuals and to see what excellence in leadership can accomplish. It proves to me that we have indeed made a difference, and will continue to make a difference in the more than 8 million patient lives we impact each year.”