Sturgis Hospital Medical Staff Elects Board Officers
Saturday Dec 20, 2014 7:36am
(STURGIS) – The Sturgis Hospital Medical Staff has elected their board officers for the upcoming year.
Bharat Vakharia was elected President of the Medical Staff during their annual election of officers. Also elected to one year terms were James Grannel as Vice President, Eliezer Melendez as Secretary/Treasurer and members at large will be Kellie Sanders and Bhumit Patel.
Some of the duties of the Executive Committee are to represent the medical staff; to make recommendations on hospital management matters and to act as liaisons between the Medical Staff and Administration and the Governing Body.
In addition they coordinate the activities and general polices of the various committees; review patient care and concerns for departments or specialties that lie outside the current review process and to take all necessary steps to ensure ethical conduct and competent clinical performance on the part of all members of the Medical Staff.
Officers must be members of the active Medical Staff at the time of nomination and election. The President serves a two year term, while all others serve a term of one year.
Dr. Bharat Vakharia (photo courtesy of Sturgis Hospital)