East Stroudsburg, Pa.,
15:08 PM

Lehigh Valley Hospital–Pocono Chief Medical Officer Honored as Distinguished Fellow with American Association for Physician Leadership

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) announced the recognition of Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Pocono Chief Medical Officer, William K. Cors, MD, MMM, FAAPL, as a Distinguished Fellow with the association. He has been a member of that organization since 1993, was named a Fellow in 2005 and served on their Board of Directors from April 2007 through March 2010.

The AAPL honors and recognizes Distinguished Fellows based on the significant contribution to physician leadership and/or medical management, regional or national recognition in a field related to physician leadership, and maintenance of current AAPL Fellow criteria. Cors said, “I am humbled and deeply honored to have been nominated for and then to actually be named a Distinguished Fellow. This organization has been an important part of my growth and journey as a physician leader. For that I am ever so grateful.”

Cors has been the Chief Medical Officer for LVH-Pocono since June 2011. Dr. Cors has extensive experience in all facets of medical staff affairs, operations and development. His primary areas of expertise include strategic alignment of medical staff and hospital leadership and governance; credentialing, privileging and peer review; clinical resource management; improvement of quality of care and patient safety; public accountability preparedness; and management of medical staff conflicts, change and disruptive behavior. In addition he has wide experience in medical staff documents and regulatory accreditation.

Dr. Cors holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts; an Medical Doctor from Rutgers: New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey; and a Masters of Medical Management (MMM) from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Cors is Board Certified in both Neurology and Medical Management.