Christiana Care Health System has appointed Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, as chief medical officer.
As chief medical officer, Dr. Nevin is responsible for advancing the mission of Christiana Care with regard to patient safety, clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. She works closely with system leadership, clinical chairs, physicians, nursing leaders and others to ensure that patient-centered outcomes achieve system goals.
Dr. Nevin previously served as the senior vice-president and executive director of Christiana Care–Wilmington campus, as well as associate chief medical officer for the health system. She was responsible for all clinical activity and operations at the Christiana Care Wilmington campus. In addition, she provided leadership for the $210 million expansion project, which began in 2009 at the Wilmington campus.
From 2002 to 2008, Dr. Nevin was the chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at Christiana Care Health System. During this time, she was also the medical director of the Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association and clinical chair of Women First, the Community Center of Excellence in Women’s Health.
Dr. Nevin was instrumental in developing a sports-medicine program and obtaining external funding to begin a teen clinic at Wilmington Hospital in 2006.
An associate professor at Jefferson Medical College, she served as the residency director of the Jefferson Family Medicine Residency Program from 1995 to 2002.
Dr. Nevin graduated from Harvard University in 1981 and received her doctorate in medicine with honors from Jefferson Medical College in 1987. She completed her family-medicine residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1990 and received her master’s degree in public health in community health services from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health in 1992.
Dr. Nevin is a former president of the Association of Family Practice Residency Directors and was a member of the Project Leadership Committee for the Future of Family Medicine Project. She also served as chair of the Family Medicine Review Committee for the ACGME and was a member of the 2010 ACGME Duty Hours Task Force.
Dr. Nevin has numerous publications and national presentations to her credit.