Medical Staff Services Announcements

To:      LMHS Active Medical Staff Members
From: Medical Staff Administrative Services
Re:      2019 Medical Staff Election - Nominees and Voting Date

The 2019 Medical Staff Election will be held in July. Voting will be conducted by electronic (e-mail) ballots, via Survey Monkey. Active Medical Staff members are scheduled to receive voting instructions via e-mail by Monday, July 1st, 2019. The deadline to return the ballots will be Sunday, July 21st, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Only practitioners with ACTIVE staff status may vote.

Attached, please find a list of Medical Staff Nominees for Medical Executive Committee Officers/Members, Department Chair and/or Section Chief. Please note if you do not receive an electronic (e-mail) ballot by July 1st, 2019 to contact the Medical Staff office.  

Information related to Medical Staff Nominations, including duties, responsibility and term of officers are available on the Medical Staff website.

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Medical Staff Leadership

Lee Health medical staff leadership includes medical staff officers, member-at-large, department chairs, clinical medicine, surgery and pediatric section chiefs.
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.
Department Chairs 
Department Chairs are comprised of a group of Medical Staff members responsible for facilitating Medical Staff activities within a specific Department and to oversee all administratively related activities of the Department otherwise provided for by the Facility and/or across the Health System.
Section Chiefs
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 comprised of a group of Medical Staff members responsible for facilitating Medical Staff activities within a specific facility and/or across the Health System. 
Physician Leadership Council

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.

Medical Staff Services Offered

As a member of the Lee Health medical staff, we want to make sure that you and your patients have an ExceptionalLee experience at Lee Health. We hope that the resources available on this site are just one of the many ways that we can facilitate efficient communication between the hospital and our physicians.  

  • Credentialing, recredentialing and privileging processes for medical and allied health professional staff;
  • Support the Medical Executive Committees, Credentialing Committee, Department Meetings, Physician Leadership Council Committee, Bylaws Committee and others as assigned;
  • Ensure all Medical Staff members and Allied Health Professional members are properly vetted according to the requirements of the Medical Staff Bylaws, federal and state government as well as by regulatory agencies by providing primary-source and accurate verification services;
  • Maintenance of the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, credentialing database and data reporting of credentials for medical and allied health professional staff
  • Additionally, our staff serves as liaisons between the medical staff, administration and other departments at Lee Health.