Cleveland Clinic Names New Chairman of Emergency Services Institute

Brad Borden, MD, to Assume Duties Jan. 1, 2012

October 4, 2011

Cleveland Clinic has appointed Brad Borden, MD, as chairman of the Emergency Services Institute, effective Jan. 1, 2012.

Dr. Borden has served as CEO of Emergency Care Specialists, Inc., and as medical director of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Marymount Hospital for nearly 15 years. He served as president of the Marymount Hospital Medical Staff from 2007 to 2009 and currently serves as president-elect. In addition, he is a member of Cleveland Clinic Health System’s Emergency Services Steering Committee.

“Dr. Borden’s experience and expertise will offer valuable perspective in helping to reshape the structure and improve patient experience of emergency services across the entire Cleveland Clinic system,” said Joseph Hahn, MD, Cleveland Clinic’s Chief of Staff.

Dr. Borden earned his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati and completed his internship and residency training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, where he served as chief resident. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Academy of Medicine of Cleveland and Northern Ohio (AMCNO), and has been an active board member of the Healthcare Underwriters Group Mutual of Ohio since 2005.

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