Department Chairs comprise a group of Medical Staff members responsible for facilitating Medical Staff activities within a specific Department and overseeing all administratively related activities of the Department otherwise provided for by the Facility and/or across the Health System.
Within the Departments of Medicine and Surgery are Clinical Sections representing a full variety of subspecialties. The Department Sections for Medicine, Surgery, and Pediatric Medicine are made up of a group of Medical Staff members responsible for facilitating Medical Staff activities within a specific facility and/or across the Health System.
The Physician Leadership Council, or PLC, represents all physicians who practice within Lee Health's facilities and serves to promote communication, collaboration and MEC coordination between Medical Staff Members, Health System Administration and the Board concerning the work of each MEC and the planning activities of Lee Health that impact Medical Staff Members.
The Facility Medical Executive Committee, or MEC, is comprised of a group of Medical Staff members responsible for making specific recommendations to the Board of Directors for approval, as well as receiving and acting on reports and recommendations from medical staff committees, clinical departments or services, and assigned activity groups.