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  • Tampa General Hospital Names Dr. Peggy Duggan New Chief Medical Officer

    Tampa General Hospital Names Dr. Peggy Duggan New
    Chief Medical Officer 

    Dr. Peggy Duggan is a results-focused executive leader with capacity to bring teams together while providing the highest quality patient-centered care and positive outcomes. 
    November 2, 2020 - Tampa, FL – Tampa General Hospital has named Dr. Peggy Duggan as its new executive vice president and chief medical officer (CMO).  
    Duggan will officially begin her new role at Tampa General Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive academic medical centers in the nation, on January 24, 2021. In her new role, she will oversee the functions related to physicians and patient care at the 1006-bed facility, including medical staff services, patient satisfaction and quality of care measures.
    Duggan has spent more than 15 years in the Mass General Brigham Health System (formerly Partners Healthcare). During these 15 years, she practiced as a breast surgeon and medical director of the breast center, and ultimately became the chief medical officer for the Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.
    In her role as CMO, Duggan worked at the hospital level and the system level on a variety of operational, clinical, and strategic activities. She has held several leadership positions, including medical director of credentialing and president of the medical staff.
    “I am very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Peggy Duggan as CMO of Tampa General,” said Tampa General Hospital President and CEO John Couris. “Peggy has extensive experience successfully leading a large health system and driving the highest quality of care outcomes. She will advance our clinical programs while supporting our medical staff. As we continue to navigate through this global pandemic, her incident command experience, medical staff leadership, and commitment to excellence will strengthen our organization.”
    Duggan is board-certified and earned a medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Boston University. She has completed the Brigham Leadership Program at Harvard Business School and has trained at the Association of American Medical Colleges CMO Leadership Academy. Castle Connelly lists Duggan as one of America’s top doctors.
    “I’m excited and humbled to join the world-class team at Tampa General Hospital. I look forward to working closely with the senior leadership team, and the talented physicians and team members. Tampa General has a long-standing commitment as the only academic medical center in the Tampa Bay area serving the health needs of the community and beyond. I am ready to call Tampa Bay home,” Duggan said.