Dr. Peter Shin has been named chief of medicine at Englewood Health, the system announced.
Shin, who has served as section chief of hospital medicine since 2015, is board certified in internal medicine and specializes in caring for hospitalized patients.
At Englewood Health, he is a faculty member in the Internal Medicine Residency Program and supervises residents as they care for patients through multidisciplinary hospital care. He also works closely with Englewood Health’s information technology department as the inpatient physician lead, helping to establish provider workflows and adapt the Epic electronic medical record system to fit the institution’s needs.
Dr. Hillary Cohen, senior vice president of medical affairs at Englewood Health, said Shin was the perfect choice.
“Dr. Shin is not only an accomplished clinician in his field, but a respected leader who will help ensure that Englewood Health remains a top hospital in the nation,” she said.
Shin serves on numerous hospital task forces and committees, including the Medical Staff Professional Practice Evaluation Committee, Opioid Task Force, CHF Readmission Reduction, Denial Appeals and Revenue Recovery and the Clinical Informatics Committee.
He said he is eager for the challenge.
“It is an honor to serve as chief of medicine at Englewood Health and to be entrusted with ensuring that our hospital patients are cared for properly and our residents are given an excellent learning experience,” he said.
Shin received his M.D. from Columbia University and completed his internal medicine residency at New York-Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center. He is a member of the Society of Hospital Medicine, a clinical assistant professor at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine and an exam writer for the American Board of Internal Medicine.