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    The Medical Staff Services Department is responsible for documentation of medical staff organizational activities through the department and committee structure. This includes all credentialing and privileging activity for initial appointment and reappointment. The department supports the Medical Staff Leaders, which includes the Chief of Staff, Vice Chief of Staff, Secretary/Treasurer, Department Chiefs and Committee Chairs. The department also supports the Education Team in planning Continuing Medical Education programs for the members of the medical staff.

    Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday
    Phone: (916) 887-1230
    Fax: (916) 887-1235

    Robin Cary, CPMSM
    Manager, Medical Staff/CME Services
    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) and Sutter Center for Psychiatry (SCP)
    (916) 887-1205 or ext. 71205
    Cell: (916) 599-0523
    Confidential Fax: (916) 736-4510

    Central Point of Contact for the Medical Staff, Physician & Allied Health computer access.

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Bylaws Committee SMCS
    • Bylaws Committee SCP
    • Professional Practice Evaluation Committee
    • Well Being Committee
    • Forwarding Communications to the Medical Staff

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Support:

    1. Responsible for meeting notices, agendas, minutes, follow-up, department rules and regulations, election of officers, newsletters, CME Programs, ER Call Schedules, and proctoring.
    2. Responsible for credentialing new applications, reappointments, temporary privileges, locum temporary privileges, special consults, and additional privileges.

    Maureen Andreetta, CPMSM
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1247 or ext. 71247

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Surgery Department and all Sections

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Medical Executive Committee
    • Multidisciplinary Peer Review Committee

    Mary Jo Cogburn, CPMSM
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1292 or ext. 71292

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Anesthesia Department
    • Cardiovascular Disease Department

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Interdisciplinary Practice Committee (IDPSC)
    • Credentials Committee

    Paula Foster, CPMSM
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1206 or ext. 72106

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Family Medicine Department
    • Medicine Department and all Sections

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Bioethics Committee
    • Fetal Therapy Team

    Anna King, CPCS
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1296 or ext. 71296

    Sutter Center for Psychiatry:

    • Meeting Responsibilities
    • Medical Staff Credentialing Responsibilities

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Emergency Medicine Department

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Education Team and CME Support

    Shirley Lile
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1293 or ext. 71293

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Diagnostic Imaging Department and Sections
    • Laboratory Medicine Department

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Transfusion Team
    • Critical Care Committee
    • Utilization Review Team

    Hilary Mulligan
    Medical Staff Coordinator
    887-1207 or ext. 71207

    Department Meeting and Credentialing Responsibilities:

    • Pediatrics Department
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology Department

    Committee/Team Meeting Responsibilities:

    • Infection Control Team
    • Pharmacy and Therapeutics Team

    Medical Staff Leadership

    • Dineen Greer, M.D., Chief of Staff
    • Harold Humphreys, M.D., Vice Chief of Staff
    • Megan Gross, M.D., Secretary/Treasurer
    • Muhammad Afzal, M.D., Immediate Past Chief of Staff
    • Justin Wagner, M.D., Member-at-Large
    • David Estep, M.D., Anesthesia Chief
    • Zi Juan Xu, M.D., Cardiovascular Disease Chief
    • Mylon Marshall, M.D., DIRO Chief
    • Karen Scarpa, M.D., Emergency Medicine Chief
    • Karun Grossman, M.D., Family Medicine Chief
    • Kristen Vandewalker, M.D., Laboratory Medicine Chief
    • Richard T. Kim, M.D., Medicine Chief
    • Elizabeth Gonzalez, M.D., OB/GYN Chief
    • Lehman Black, M.D., Pediatrics Chief
    • Michael Beneke, M.D., Surgery Chief
    • Bruce Gordon, M.D., Credentials Chair
    • Laurie Gregg, M.D., Professional Practice Evaluation Committee Chair
    • Thomas Hopkins, M.D., Utilization Review Team Chair