Archives     Advertise     Editorial Calendar     Subscribe     Contact Us    


Mancini Named TMA President


 

Knoxville surgeon Matthew L. Mancini, MD, has been named president of the Tennessee Medical Association, the state's largest professional organization for doctors. As president, Mancini will serve as the public spokesperson and official representative for TMA's more than 9,000 members and will also hold a seat on the TMA Board of Trustees.

"It is an honor and privilege for me to represent my fellow Tennessee physicians in this prestigious role. Healthcare is changing so much and so fast. Physicians must step up to lead and I've found, after many years of active participation in various professional organizations, that the best way to influence what happens in our profession is to get involved in effective organizations like TMA. I appreciate my colleagues giving me the opportunity to serve our profession and patients in this leadership position," said Mancini.

Born in Boulder, Colo., and raised in Kansas City, Mo., Mancini earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame, completed medical school at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., and completed his residency in general surgery at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, where he still practices today with University Surgeons Associates. He is board certified in general surgery and has held several academic and hospital appointments in the Knoxville area during the past decade, including serving as chief of the Division of General Surgery at the UT Graduate School of Medicine since 2014.

Mancini was chair of the TMA Board of Trustees from 2011-2012 and has served on several TMA committees. He was also president of the Knoxville Academy of Medicine - TMA's local medical society - in 2012-2013. He is the 164th president of the TMA, succeeding Nita W. Shumaker, MD, a pediatrician in Chattanooga. Mancini's one-year term began Saturday, May 5 during the TMA annual meeting in Nashville.

Share:

 

Email Print

 

More Grand Rounds:

 

Amplion Clinical Communications Pinpoints Situational Awareness As Key Emerging Concept Enhancing Today's Healthcare Delivery, Quality, Results And Sa

New eBook "How Real-Time Situational Awareness Improves Patient Outcomes" details important link between awareness of patient's current condition and likely future pathways to making better clinical decisions, taking smarter actions.

Read More

LifePoint Leader to Retire

LifePoint Leader to Retire

As Nashville Medical News was going to press, Bill Carpenter, who has led LifePoint Health since 2006, announced his intention to retire following the merger with RCCH HealthCare, which is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

Read More

neuroCare Centers of America Opens New Clinic in Nashville Led by West

neuroCare Centers of America Opens New Clinic in Nashville Led by West

Last month, neuroCare Centers of America, part of an international network of brain health centers of excellence dedicated to non-medication neuro therapies for mental health disorders, announced the opening of its newest clinic, Nashville NeuroCare Therapy

Read More

Bridge Connector Secures Funding, New Partnership

It's been a busy couple of months for Bridge Connector, an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) that delivers streamlined integration solutions for healthcare organizations.

Read More

CDW Opens Local Office

Fortune 500 company CDW opened a local office in late August. With clients in the U.S., U.K. and Canada, the global technology company employees more than 8,900 and has a large presence in healthcare.

Read More

Gold Skin Care Expands Team

Gold Skin Care Expands Team

Gold Skin Care Center, which provides dermatology and aesthetic services, recently announced the addition of three to their Green Hills practice.

Read More

CleanSlate Welcomes New CFO

CleanSlate Welcomes New CFO

Last month, Brentwood-based CleanSlate Outpatient Addiction Medicine announced healthcare veteran Robert Hutchison as the company's new chief financial officer.

Read More

Cumberland Heights Opens Spring Hill Center

Cumberland Heights Opens Spring Hill Center

On Sept. 21, Cumberland Heights celebrated the grand opening of the Spring Hill Outpatient Recovery Center, bringing the organization's outpatient centers to 11 across the state.

Read More

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Let's Give Them Something to Talk About!

Awards, Honors, Achievements

Read More

Horr Joins TriStar Centennial

TriStar Centennial Medical Center recently welcomed board-certified interventional cardiologist Samuel Horr, MD, to its medical staff.

Read More

Stephens Named Chief Analytics Officer for Nashville General

Stephens Named Chief Analytics Officer for Nashville General

Nashville General Hospital recently named Eric Stephens, CAP, chief analytics officer. Stephens will serve as a key member of the hospital's executive leadership team, working to direct and implement population health initiatives and to form a robust data infrastructure to provide accurate, intelligent analysis.

Read More

TwelveStone Adds Two

TwelveStone Adds Two

Murfreesboro-based TwelveStone Health Partners, a provider of comprehensive chronic care medication services, recently announced staff additions.

Read More

Wagers Named CAO at Tivity

Last month, wellness company Tivity Health announced the appointment of Ryan Wagers as chief accounting officer.

Read More

Hargreaves to Quorum

And in related news ... Glenn Hargreaves, formerly chief accounting officer for Tivity Health, has accepted the same position at Quorum Health. Hargreaves spent six years as CAO with Tivity, where he also served a brief stint as interim chief financial officer.

Read More

Business Briefs

Clover Health has expanded to Middle Tennessee. The healthcare company that uses data and technology in an effort to improve outcomes, recently announced a significant national expansion by offering Medicare Advantage health plans in Davidson, Rutherford and Williamson counties.

Read More

BlueCross Selects Gardner as Director of Small Group Account Management

BlueCross Selects Gardner as Director of Small Group Account Management

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee has promoted Honey Gardner to a new role as director of small group account management.

Read More

Leonard Named Chief HR Officer for ChanceLight

Leonard Named Chief HR Officer for ChanceLight

ChanceLight Behavioral Health, Therapy and Education, a national provider of behavioral health, therapy and education solutions for children and young adults, recently announced Emily Leonard as executive vice president and chief human resources officer.

Read More

Cumberland Heights Adds Two to Staff

Cumberland Heights Adds Two to Staff

Cumberland Heights announced two new hires last month impacting clinical research and outreach efforts.

Read More

AHA Announces Greater Southeast Board of Directors

AHA Announces Greater Southeast Board of Directors

Middle Tennessee is home to three members of the recently announced American Heart Association's Greater Southeast Affiliate (GSA) Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

Read More

NashvilleHealth Governing Board Welcomes Three

NashvilleHealth, founded in 2015 by Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, MD, to harness the force of community-wide collaboration to improve Nashville's health outcomes, recently announced the addition of three new members to its Governing Board.

Read More

 
 


Tags:
None
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: