Jefferson Health names new chief quality & safety officer 

Jefferson Health – New Jersey on Tuesday said it appointed Dr. David May as vice president and chief quality & safety officer for the system’s three acute care hospitals and numerous outpatient facilities.

At the Cherry Hill-based system, May will be responsible for overseeing quality, patient safety, infection control, clinical risk management, patient experience and outcomes, and managing Jefferson’s leading enterprise safety management system, OnPoint.

He joins Jefferson from Shore Medical Center, where he had served as chief of general surgery since 2018 and as chair of its Hospital Quality & Safety Committee since 2014.

May also served as president of the multispecialty Shore Physicians Group in Somers Point from 2012 to his appointment at Jefferson Health, and was a board member and chair of the Quality Committee of Shore Quality Partners Accountable Care Organization in Somers Point.

A graduate of the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, May completed his residency in general surgery at Temple in 2001. Board certified in surgery, he is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.