The leadership of the Medical Staff of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital gathered with Hospital administrators including (from left to right): Sheldon Genack, MD, president, Medical Staff; Mohammed Chowdhry, MD, Internal Medicine attending; Rajiv Prasad, MD, Emergency Medicine attending and guest speaker; Jean Antoine, MD, past president, Medical Staff; Nelson E. Toebbe, Episcopal Health Services and St. John’s Chief Executive Officer; and Raymond Pastore, MD, Chief Medical Officer. The Medical Staff of St. John’s Episcopal Hospital held its Physician Longevity Award ceremony during its quarterly meeting held on Tuesday, June 14, at the Lawrence Village Country Club. Physicians were honored for their years of service at St. John’s in five year increments up to 50 years. Daniel Beer, MD, Internal Medicine attending, was the honoree with the most years of service, 50 years.
In addition to the Longevity Award Ceremony, the topic of discussion was the progress of the medical record system, a report given by Rajiv Prasad, MD, Physician Advocate for new medical record system being installed at St. John’s.
Physicians with the most longevity of service were honored by St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Medical Staff and administration including (from left to right): Sheldon Genack, president, St. John’s Medical Staff; Nelson E. Toebbe, Chief Executive Officer, St. John’s and Episcopal Health Services; Lloyd Bardfeld, DPM, Chief of Podiatry, 40 years of service; Daniel Beer, MD, Internal Medicine attending, 50 years of service; Gilbert Makabali, MD, Chairman of Surgery, 40 years of service; and John Rinset, Chief Operating Officer, St. John’s.