Dr. Jonathan Rowson Elected Chief of Staff
Scotland Health Care System (Laurinburg, North Carolina - Scotland County): z10/20/10
500 Lauchwood Drive, Laurinburg, NC 28352
Scotland Health Care System proudly announces that Dr. Jonathan Rowson, board certified family medicine physician, was elected Chief of Staff by his colleagues at the annual Medical Staff Meeting.
term of office is two years.
succeeds Dr. Paul Rush, who held this position for the past two years.
As Chief of Staff, Dr. Rowson serves as the medical staffs lead representative to the hospital and the community as well as the hospital's representative to the physicians.
will work with the 70 active medical staff physicians and the rest of the hospitals governance system to ensure high quality, safe care and service is provided and to optimize the environment for the practice of medicine.
The Chief of Staff serves on the Scotland Health Care System
Board of Trustees and the Hospital's Operating Committee.
also presides over bi-monthly Medical Staff and monthly Medical Executive Committee meetings.
With an extremely busy medical practice and a very active personal life, Dr. Rowson
says that he
is learning to adjust his
life in order to meet the obligations of Chief of Staff.
"I remain committed to my patients in Maxton.
Plus, we have several expansion projects coming up at the hospital, he
All this requires a great deal of my time to help the physicians and hospital staff best collaborate as we work through the growth.
As a board certified family medicine physician, Dr. Rowson has provided medical care at Maxton Family Practice Center for the past twelve years.
He earned his medical degree from State University of New York, Health Sciences Center at Syracuse and completed a residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.
wife, Annette, have two children.
The family resides in Laurinburg.
Following the election and general business, Dr. Rowson
assumed his new role and thanked Dr. Rush for his years of service to the medical staff and his outstanding leadership.
commented, Dr. Rush has done an excellent job as Chief of Staff over the past two years.