Transitions: Comings, Goings and Promotions
Meyer Assumes Roles of Partners Chief Clinical Officer
Gregg Meyer, MD, has been selected as Partners HealthCare’s Chief Clinical Officer, effective Jan. 21.
In the role, Meyer oversees Partners’ system-wide quality and safety efforts, population health management and Partners eCare.
Meyer most recently worked at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, where he was chief clinical officer and executive vice president. He has also led Mass. General Hospital (MGH) and the Physicians Organization’s (MGPO) quality and safety efforts and care redesign initiatives as senior vice president for the Edward P. Lawrence Center for Quality and Safety. He also served as a colonel in the Air Force.
Meyer is a graduate of Union College and Albany Medical College. He received his MD from Oxford University, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. He holds an additional master’s degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is the author of more than 150 articles, editorials, chapters and monographs and is board-certified in Internal Medicine.
Tomasini Named Pathology Executive Director
Eric Tomasini, MBA, has been named executive director of BWH’s Department of Pathology. He began in the role Jan. 6.
Tomasini is responsible for the financial, personnel, systems and operational activities for Pathology, encompassing the department’s clinical, research and teaching missions. He will also work closely with leadership at BWFH and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and will report to Senior Vice President for Clinical Services Julia Sinclair, MBA, MHA, and Pathology Chair Jeffrey Golden, MD.
He joins BWH from PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he served as director of its Health Industries Advisory practice. Tomasini has also worked at MGH as director of Research Operations in Radiology.
Tomasini received his BA in Psychology from Wheaton College and his MBA from Babson College’s Olin Graduate School of Management.
Pirundini Named Cardiac Surgery Chief at Cape Cod Hospital
Paul Pirundini, MD, has been appointed chief of Cardiac Surgery Services at Cape Cod Hospital (CCH).
Pirundini is responsible for the perioperative management of cardiac surgical patients, a responsibility he shares with heart surgeon Dan Loberman, MD, who recently finished his training at BWH. In addition, Pirundini oversees the Cardiovascular ICU.
Prior to becoming chief in December, Pirundini was a staff cardiac surgeon at CCH. Pirundini said the best part about his job is that he gets to work with a great group of people, adding that cardiac surgery is truly a team effort.
Among his many accomplishments, Pirundini was named “physician of the quarter” at CCH in April 2008 and is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery and fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
After graduating from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Pirundini earned his medical degree at New York Medical College. He completed his residency at Waterbury Hospital Health Center and a Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Cardiac Surgery fellowship at BWH.
DeOliveira Joins BWH’s Department of Medicine
Maria DeOliveira has joined BWH’s Department of Medicine (DOM) as director of Education Administration as of Dec. 9.
In the role, DeOliveira reports to DOM Executive Administrator Kevin Giordano, MBA, and Internal Medicine Residency Director Joel Katz, MD. She also advises senior leadership on all education administration affairs that occur within the DOM.
Most recently, DeOliveira worked at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as the administrative director for Graduate Medical Education, where she oversaw all administrative functions for the 43 ACGME-accredited training programs.
DeOliveira received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Massachusetts Boston and is currently pursuing her master’s in education at Boston College.