After a rigorous joint Medical Staff and Board of Governors search process, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is pleased to welcome Paul J. Scalise, M.D., Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, as its new Vice President for Medical Affairs.
Dr. Scalise comes to CHH from the Hospital for Special Care,
where he most recently held the position of Chief Medical Officer. Prior to this assignment, Dr. Scalise held positions of Chief of Staff, Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs, and Chief of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine. He also served in clinical leadership positions at the Hospital of Central Connecticut, where he was Senior Attending in Pulmonology and Critical Care, and simultaneously, served as Medical Director of the Saint Francis Hospital Satellite Weaning Unit.
“Our Joint Medical Staff and Board Search Committee had a truly remarkable slate of candidates, but felt strongly that Dr. Scalise’s character, leadership qualities, and experience made him the right choice for rounding out our Medical Staff and Administrative Leadership Teams. He brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to our team and we are so pleased to have him join us at Charlotte” said Dan McIntyre, President and Executive Director at CHH.
Dr. Scalise has been awarded the Honors of the Community Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, University of Connecticut Primary Care Internal Medicine Residency Program, and the Hugh H. Hussey Award for Excellence in Teaching of Medical Students, Georgetown University of Medicine. He and his family presently live in West Hartford, Connecticut.
The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is a 109 bed, general acute care hospital located in Torrington, Connecticut, serving a twelve-town primary service area comprised of approximately 100,000 persons. The Hospital also serves as a regional health care resource for the residents of Litchfield County, situated in Northwestern Connecticut. Visit www.charlottehungerford.org
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