STFM PODCAST - Academic Medicine Leadership Lessons

Equity in Primary Care with Gary Bloch, MD, April 1, 2022

April 01, 2022 STFM Season 3 Episode 4
STFM PODCAST - Academic Medicine Leadership Lessons
Equity in Primary Care with Gary Bloch, MD, April 1, 2022
Show Notes

What separates a good leader from a great one? These in-depth interviews with some of family medicine's most influential leaders provide insight into pivotal experiences that boosted leadership skills and provided unprecedented opportunities for personal growth.

In this episode, Dr Saccocio discusses the challenges of providing equal care in Toronto with Dr Gary Bloch.

This series of podcasts is sponsored by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM), the academic home for family medicine educators.

Guest Bio:
Carolyn Swinton, RN, MN, NEA-BC, FACHE, is the Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer for Prisma Health. 

Carolyn has served in a number of clinical and leadership roles over her 30 years in nursing.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a Board Certified Nurse Executive, a member of USC College of Nursing- Center for Nursing Leadership Advisory Board, and a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Health Management Academy.

She is a recipient of the Amy V. Cockcroft Excellence in Leadership, Palmetto Gold Award for Nursing, Palmetto Health Women of Excellence Award and USC College of Nursing Excellence in Corporate Philanthropy Award.

She has presented on Leadership Development, Communication Styles, Time Management, Conflict Resolution, A Patient Centered Team Based Model of Care, Nursing Quality and Experience Design Principles at the local, regional and national levels. 


Host Bio:
Dr. Saria Saccocio is a physician executive consultant, advising companies to strategically and equitably deliver value-based healthcare spanning populations across the continuum. Among her current leadership initiatives, Dr. Saccocio serves as the Chief Physician Health Equity Engagement Officer for the National Minority Quality Forum’s Center for Sustainable Health Care Quality and Equity. 

Dr. Saccocio has demonstrated a consistent history of leading award-winning programs and improving patient care and safety across the continuum as a Chief Medical Officer for health systems in the southeast. She received her Doctor of Medicine from the University of Florida, and her Executive Master of Health Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed her Family Medicine residency at the University of Miami before opening her own solo family practice. She continues to serve patients at the Greenville Free Medical Clinic.

Becker’s Hospital Review has recognized Dr. Saccocio as one of the top 100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know and has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. Her extensive civic and community involvement has included serving with many organizations such as: the Modern Healthcare Women Advisory Board, board member for the South Carolina Hospital Association, United Way of Greenville County; Greenville Free Medical Clinic, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Upstate, the South Carolina Academy of Family Physicians Board, and is an Alum of the Women’s Leadership Institute and the Diversity Leadership Institute at Furman University.