Garnet Health Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Murphy, MD, FACEP as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) effective January 2022. Dr. Murphy is currently Interim CMO for Garnet Health Medical Center-Catskills.

“We are excited to have someone with Pam’s experience lead our team,” said Scott Batulis, Garnet Health President and CEO. “Our patients have and will continue to benefit from her knowledge and compassion.” 

In her new role, Dr. Murphy will be responsible for leading the overall integration and coordination of medical care with physicians, providing medical expertise, advocating for medical staff and partnering on quality initiatives.

She joined Garnet Health Medical Center in 2013 as an Emergency Medicine physician with the Schumacher Group and for the past five years has served as Physician Advisor and Vice President of Emergency Services and Observation Medicine. Dr. Murphy also serves as the EMS Medical Director of the Hudson Valley Region and is the Medical Director for the Orange County Department of Health. 

Dr. Murphy received her Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry / Biology from California State University, her Medical Degree from St. George's University School of Medicine. She completed her Residency at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY and is a Board-certified Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Murphy is currently enrolled in the Master of Health Administration (MHA) program at the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. 

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