Composition: The MEC shall be a standing committee consisting of the following voting members: the Officers of the Medical Staff, the Chairs of the Departments, and two (2) MEC At-Large Members. The Chair will be the Chief of Staff. Nonvoting ex-officio members shall be the President of the Hospital, Chief Nursing Officer, Vice President of Medical Affairs, Assistant Vice President of Medical Affairs, Chief Operating Officer, and the President of St. Dominic Health Services, Inc. The Chairs of the Credentials Committee, peer review committee, and the Advanced Practice Professional (APP) committee will be invited to report to the MEC following each of their respective committee meetings.
Meetings: The MEC shall meet at least 10 times per year and more often as needed to perform its assigned functions. Permanent records of its proceedings and actions shall be maintained.
Meeting Attendance: Members of the MEC are expected to attend at least 75% of the meetings held. Failure to meet meeting attendance requirements will result in removal from the MEC.
Quorum: A quorum will exist when 50% of the MEC members are present. When dealing with Category 1 requests for routine appointment, reappointment, and clinical privileges, the Quorum will consist of at least three members.
2020 MEC Membership:
D. Paul Seago, MD | Chief of Staff
Pat Scanlon, MD | Vice Chief of Staff
Gene Loper, MD | Secretary
Ben Ewaleifoh, MD | Member at Large
Jinna Shepherd, MD | Member at Large
John Biggs, MD | Department Chair (Medicine)
Jonathan Adkins, MD| Department Chair (Surgery)
Shane Sims, MD | Department Chair (Women's Health)
Adam Protos, MD | Department Chair (Cardiology/CVS)