Premier Pulse

Volume 6, Issue 1 – January 2019

Physician, Heal Thyself

Belcastro_350x350By Marc Belcastro, DO, chief medical officer, Premier Health Southern Region

“Physician, heal thyself” (Latin: Medice, cura te ipsum) is a proverb used in literary texts from at least the 6th century B.C. The moral of the proverb is that physicians should care for themselves in order to better care for the illnesses of others. Read more.

Greetings from New President of Miami Valley Hospital Medical Staff

Tarek-Sabagh_HS_350x350By Tarek Sabagh, MD, medical staff president, Miami Valley Hospital

I’m honored to be the 47th president of the medical staff of Miami Valley Hospital for the next two years. I first came to Miami Valley Hospital as a second-year internal medicine resident in 1990. I recognized in no time that the hospital was the best in the region, and physicians were proud to work here. The phrase “the region’s leader” was heard often, and was accurate. Read more.

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Editorial Board: Dr. Marc Belcastro, Dr. Jennifer Hauler, Dr. Scott Kanagy, Dr. Matthew Reeves

Vice President, Marketing and Communications: Kathy Harper

Director, System Communications: Ben Sutherly

Editor: Sarah Zoellick