180 chief medical officers to know | 2024

April 18, 2024 - Becker's Hospital Review

MSU Health Care chief medical officer Dr. Michael Weiner

Originally published April 11, 2024 on BeckersHospitalReview.com

Becker's Healthcare is thrilled to honor 180 exceptional chief medical officers in healthcare. 

The physician leaders highlighted by this list champion patient safety, uphold rigorous quality standards, act as liaisons between leadership teams and medical staff, manage risk, and much more. These CMOs are drivers of continuous improvement, and their efforts have helped garner numerous quality and safety accolades for their respective organizations.

Michael Weiner, DO. Chief Medical Officer for Michigan State University Health Care (East Lansing). Dr. Weiner was named MSU Health Care's CMO in February 2023. Since then, he has contributed greatly to the system's success by creating a cohesive team, notably improving care quality with evidence-based practices and patient-centered care, spearheading the system's primary care task force, standardizing care metrics and patient panels, pioneering an opioid-free initiative, implementing dyad leadership models, driving EHR optimization and much more. Immediately prior to joining MSU Health Care, Dr. Weiner served as CMO for Maximus, a government services company aiming for more accessible and affordable care.