President’s Message

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 in President's Message | 0 comments

I hope everyone is enjoying the summer. 

We’ve had some great weather and hopefully you’ve been able to get out and take a break from work and enjoy life.

Remember to take care of yourself!

Welcome back Ursi! Ursula Boynton began July 15 as our new Chief Medical Officer. We look forward to working (again!) with you!

The new opening date for the cafeteria and physician lounge is Monday, August 5, and the planned opening for the new MRI is now at the end of August.

There will be a Wellness bookshelf in the physician lounge. The committee has slowly been collecting books, thanks to Dr. Lenny Husen. Feel free to check out books, and please remember to return them as soon as you are finished so another colleague can enjoy.

We are currently working on expanding our Well-being program. More to come in the future on this topic.

Christopher Mack from the Sutter Specialty Network is continuing to work with physicians to learn more about their practice and ensuring they are on their list of specialists accepting referrals. The network helps physicians within our system, and in One Medical Group, find specialty referrals. Christopher’s email address is

Our Medical Staff is working with Tyler Bennett, Sutter Bay Strategy, and our Administration, to help develop a local strategy plan for ABSMC.

ABSMC started a recognition program to highlight physicians, nurses, and staff who have gone above and beyond caring for our patients. Congratulations to Bryan Wong, M.D. and Arash Minaie, D.O. for receiving the Hummingbird Award. Congratulation to Esau Zavala-Hernandez, R.N., Brittney Faumina, R.N., Mercediata Trinidad, B.S.N, R.N., Carolyn Wong, R.N., and Gina, B.S.N., R.N., for receiving the Daisy Award and congratulations to Michael Simpson, R.T., for receiving the Butterfly Award.


Take care,

Jill Kacher Cobb, M.D.
President, Summit Medical Staff, ABSMC


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