Post written by Catherine Rice, Vice President of Marketing/Outreach
Wael S. Mourad, MD, MHCM, FAAFP, has been named HPC’s new Chief Health Officer (CHO). He assumed his new position on Monday, Oct. 1. Most recently he served as the Associate Chief Medical Officer at Swope Health Services in Kansas City, Mo.
As CHO, Dr. Mourad is responsible for managing and providing leadership to HPC’s physicians and clinic providers, peer review/quality measurements, budget development and clinical strategy.
He is also part of the Senior Leadership Team for strategic decision-making and represents HPC in the community, both locally, regionally and nationally. Dr. Mourad will continue his practice as a Family Medicine physician.
According to Amy Falk, CEO, Dr. Mourad has an impressive background in health care, including most recently in an FQHC setting, and as a proven leader in the delivery of high-quality care.
“I believe that the knowledge and experience he brings to HPC will not only lead to care delivery enhancements but also to further innovation as we look for ways to expand and integrate health care in the communities we serve.”
He was a co-founder and President/Medical Director of The Medina Clinic, a not for profit charitable primary care clinic in Kansas City and is a residency faculty member at Truman Medical Center—Lakewood.
Dr. Mourad has served as an associate professor with the UMKC School of Medicine and brings extensive experience as a family physician practicing the full spectrum of medical care including inpatient, outpatient, adult medicine, pediatric, maternity, women’s health and procedural care.
Dr. Mourad earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla. and a Doctor of Medicine from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in St. Maarten, Netherland Antilles.
He completed his Family Medicine Residency program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Eau Claire, Wis.
In addition, he completed a Maternal Child Health Fellowship at West Suburban Medical Center/PCC Community Wellness Center in Chicago, Ill.
In 2017, he earned a Master of Science in Health Care Management at Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Mass. He and his family reside in Lee’s Summit, Mo.
A Meet and Greet to welcome Dr. Mourad is being held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Health Partnership Clinic, Conference Room, 407 S. Clairborne Road in Olathe, Kan.
Light hors-d’oeuvres will be served. The event is open to patients, staff, HPC board members and the community. To reserve your spot, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 913-730-3661.