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Locum Leaders CMO Robert Harrington, MD, Named to Society of Hospital Medicine Board

April 1, 2011

Hospitalist physician and executive elected to key medical leadership post

Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011

Robert Harrington, Jr., MD, SFHM, Chief Medical Officer for Locum Leaders, has been elected to the Board of Directors for the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), the leading national medical society for more than 31,000 hospitalists. His three-year term on the board will commence at the SHM Annual Conference beginning May 10th in Dallas, TX.

Long active in hospital medicine and SHM leadership positions, Dr. Harrington serves as the Chair of the SHM Family Medicine Task Force and the board liaison to the IT Core Committee. A trained family physician and Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine, he earned his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA, and completed his residency at the Medical Center of Delaware in Wilmington, DE.

Locum Leaders is one of the fastest growing physician recruitment companies specializing in locum tenens jobs for hospitalists and other specialists. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Harrington is in charge of risk management, which includes physician credentialing and other candidate quality programs.

“It is an honor to serve SHM as an elected member of the Board,” said Dr. Harrington. “I look forward to working with my peers to advance the practice of hospital medicine and enhance our role in the delivery of high-quality patient care.”

“SHM depends on the vision and talent of its leaders,” said SHM President, Jeffrey Wiese, MD, FACP, SFHM. “I welcome Dr. Harrington to the board and look forward to working with him toward SHM’s vision of transforming healthcare.”

About Locum Leaders

Locum Leaders is a leading locum tenens recruiting firm specializing in hospitalist jobs, emergency medicine jobs, psychiatry jobs, and anesthesiology jobs. The Alpharetta, GA-based company has been recognized as one of Atlanta’s Best Places to Work and as a U.S. Chamber of Commerce Blue Ribbon Award Honoree. For more information and to find locum tenens jobs, visit the company’s website at http://www.locumleaders.com , email info(at)locumleaders(dot)com or call 877-562-8656 (877-LocumJobs).

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