(Wilmington, Del. – Aug. 12, 2019)
Christiana Care announces the following leadership appointments:
- Terri Corbo, Pharm.D., MHCDS, FASHP, has been appointed vice president, Laboratory and Pharmacy Services. She will oversee the operations of both departments. She previously served as Christiana Care’s vice president of Pharmacy Services.
- Heather Farley, M.D., MHCDS, FACEP, has been appointed Christiana Care’s first chief wellness officer. In this role, Dr. Farley will oversee the organizational strategy to advance the professional fulfillment and wellbeing of Christiana Care’s caregivers. She leads advocacy programs and initiatives aimed at optimizing the caregiver experience and fostering an organizational culture of wellbeing. She also continues to oversee Christiana Care’s Center for Provider Wellbeing. Dr. Farley developed Christiana Care’s Care for the Caregiver program, one of the nation’s earliest and largest peer support programs for health care providers.
- Francis A. Gott III, MBA, RRT, has been appointed vice president, Specialty Practices, Christiana Care Medical Group Operations. In this role, Gott will continue to serve as a senior leader in The Medical Group team with a focus on standardizing operations at all specialty practices. In his nearly 20 years of service to Christiana Care, he has served in multiple leadership roles, across respiratory care, acute medicine, primary care and community medicine and The Medical Group.
- Bradley Sandella, D.O., ATC, has been appointed leader of the Musculoskeletal Service Line, overseeing the strategic direction and clinical activities of the service line. He will lead an expansion of sports medicine with a focus on population health to enhance musculoskeletal care in the community. Previously, Sandella served as associate lead of the Musculoskeletal Service Line, director of Sports Medicine and program director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship.
- Cydney T. Teal, M.D., has been appointed leader of the Primary Care & Community Medicine Service Line and chair of Family and Community Medicine. In this role, Dr. Teal will lead the development of innovative and effective models of care delivery, focused on increasing access to primary care, advancing health equity and promoting readiness for value-based care. Teal came to Christiana Care from Union Hospital in Elkton, Maryland where she served as chief medical officer.
Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, ChristianaCare is one of the country’s most dynamic health care organizations, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. ChristianaCare includes an extensive network of primary care and outpatient services, home health care, urgent care centers, three hospitals (1,299 beds), a freestanding emergency department, a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women’s health. It also includes the pioneering Gene Editing Institute.
ChristianaCare is nationally recognized as a great place to work, rated by Forbes as the 5th best health system to work for in the United States and by IDG Computerworld as one of the nation’s Best Places to Work in IT. ChristianaCare is rated by HealthGrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals and continually ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and other national quality ratings. ChristianaCare is a nonprofit teaching health system with more than 260 residents and fellows. With its groundbreaking Center for Virtual Health and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is shaping the future of health care.