Bayshore Medical Center names chief medical officer

Hackensack Meridian Health recently announced that Dr. Elham Yousef has been appointed as chief medical officer of Bayshore Medical Center.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Elham A. Yousef to Bayshore Medical Center,” Caitlin Miller, president and chief hospital executive, Bayshore Medical Center, said. “Dr. Yousef’s extensive experience in direct patient care and administrative leadership roles uniquely positions her to enhance our commitment to deliver exceptional health care. Her expertise in the latest medical technologies and her dedication to evidence-based practices will play a pivotal role in advancing Bayshore Medical Center’s mission to deliver the highest quality of care.”

Yousef joins Bayshore Medical Center from Tampa General Hospital, where she held the roles of vice president of medical affairs and associate chief medical officer. Additionally, she served as an associate professor of medicine at the Morsani College of Medicine at the University of South Florida. Before her tenure at Tampa General Hospital, she was vice chair of clinical operation and strategy, quality and patient safety, and population health. She also previously served as director of acute care at the Cleveland Clinic. Yousef has a series of publications in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association and Society of Hospital Medicine.

“I am honored to join the dedicated and talented clinical professionals at Hackensack Meridian Health and to build on the clinical excellence and innovation at Bayshore Medical Center,” Yousef said. “I look forward to joining a medical center that has demonstrated a passion for excellence and to work with individuals who share my passion for helping patients and delivering the best medical care possible.”

With her appointment, Yousef becomes an integral part of the Bayshore Medical Center’s senior leadership team, overseeing the hospital’s physicians to ensure the provision of top-notch medical services.