Medical Executive Committee
The Medical Executive Committee of St. Vincent’s Medical Center serves a critical role identifying community health needs and setting Medical Center goals for implementing programs to meet those needs. They make recommendations on all matters that affect quality of care, including staff, space and equipment and act upon recommendations concerning quality assurance and educational activities.
In addition, the committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors on all matters relating to credentialing, appointment, reappointment, Medical Staff categories and clinical privileges and ensures ethical conduct and competent clinical performance on the part of all members of the Medical Staff.
The Medical Executive Committee consists of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer, the Vice President for Patient Care Services, the officers of the Medical Staff, the Chairperson of each department and as many members at large as are necessary to maintain a majority of community-based physicians engaged in the private practice of medicine. The Past President of the medical staff also sits on MEC as a guest.