Anne Arundel Medical Center has named Dr. Stephen Selinger as its new chief medical officer.
He will serve as the physician executive for Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, Luminis Health J. Kent McNew Family Medical Center, and Luminis Health Pathways.
Selinger comes to the hospital in Annapolis from Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, where he was chairman and director of the Department of Medicine and director of Critical Care Services. He is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.
At AAMC, he will lead medical staff governance and oversee quality, safety, education, leadership development, physician engagement, financial performance, and medical director partnerships, the hospital said.
Selinger is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is an assistant professor at Georgetown University Medical Center, as well as a clinical instructor at Johns Hopkins University.
He replaces Dr. Mitch Schwartz, who was named chief medical officer in July 2010. He became president of Luminis Health Clinical Enterprise last year. In that position, he is responsible for the clinical operations for Luminis Health Medical Group, including AAMC.
Luminis Health is the parent company of AAMC and Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham.