Before joining HSG’s consulting team in November, 2013, Dr. Terrence R. McWilliams, a Family Physician, spent a decade as the Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at Newport Hospital, an acute care community hospital in Rhode Island. During his tenure as CMO, he supervised the Medical Staff Services Office; was responsible for quality of care/patient safety/risk management, clinical information systems, medical staff services, physician recruitment and clinical service line development. He was intimately involved in numerous system-wide initiatives, including creating system-wide Medical Staff Bylaws, spearheading various clinical IT projects, and contributing to broad-based performance improvement efforts.
A University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine graduate, he retired from the US Navy after a career spanning more than 20 years working as a family physician and clinical administrator in a variety of practice environments, including leading multi-specialty clinical operations and physician-hospital alignment. Dr. McWilliams completed a Master of Science in Jurisprudence (MSJ) focused on Hospital and Health Law from Seton Hall University School of Law in August 2015.