Martin Croce, MD, has been named senior vice president and chief medical officer of Regional One Health.
As chief medical officer, Dr. Croce will oversee quality, medical research, medical staff services, regulatory readiness and infection prevention for the system. Dr. Croce transitioned to this administrative role after a lengthy and distinguished career in one of the busiest trauma centers in the United States, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One Health.
"Dr. Croce has been a valuable asset to this health system and this community, providing exceptional trauma care to countless patients over the past 30 years," said Reginald Coopwood, MD, president and CEO of Regional One Health. "
Dr. Croce earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). He completed a surgical critical care fellowship at the University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida, and then returned to Memphis. He completed a residency and internship with UTHSC that started his career in the Trauma Center at Regional One Health, where he has served as medical director since 2000.
Dr. Croce will focus heavily on quality initiatives, enhancing the physician/administration relationship and exploring new opportunities for patient care.