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Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2012 12:00 am

Samuel E. Moskowitz has been selected as the new president of MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center.

An experienced and visionary leader in the healthcare industry, Moskowitz will officially begin on May 15.

From 1993 until the present, Moskowitz has been a member of the Mercy Health Services leadership team, and held the positions of vice president of strategic planning and corporate services, senior vice president of corporate strategy and executive vice president. He has served as chief operating officer since 2008. During his time at Mercy he garnered numerous accomplishments including the development of key clinical programs including the Weinberg Center for Women’s Health & Medicine, The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital at Mercy, Institute for Cancer Care and the Posner Institute for Digestive Health. In addition, Mercy completed a major facility expansion on its downtown campus including the addition of the 120,000 square foot Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center and the 700,000-square-foot replacement hospital facility, The Mary Catherine Bunting Center which opened in December 2010.

A graduate of the University of Iowa and Governors State University, Moskowitz began his career in the Baltimore area as an administrative resident and administrator of medicine at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He then went to the University of Maryland Medical System where he served for six years in progressive leadership roles.

On his appointment, Moskowitz said “I am impressed with what MedStar Franklin Square has accomplished and look forward to working with everyone to position for continued success. We are entering a dynamic period in healthcare, one that requires us to partner with key constituents and leverage our collective strengths.”

“Sam is an innovative leader who works exceptionally well with staff, physicians and the community,” said Carl Schindelar, MedStar Executive Vice President, Operations, Baltimore Region. “It is with great pride and excitement that I announce this appointment. I am confident that he will be a valuable member of the MedStar Health team.”

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