Physician Advisory Committee

The Catholic Health Association desires to strengthen the relationships between physicians and the Catholic health ministry, and to more fully engage and integrate physician leaders in CHA’s formational and educational programs and projects.The Physician Advisory Committee is part of this effort.

Chair

Raymond Weick, MD
Medical Chairman
Mercy Hospital Jefferson

Members

Marisa Emmons, MD 
Board Member
CHRISTUS Physician Group
Lois Lane, J.D., MA
Vice President, Mission Integration
Catholic Health Initiatives
John McCurley, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Bon Secours Richmond Health System
Thomas T. Mydler, MD 
Chief Medical Officer
Good Samaritan Medical Center

 

Mimi E. Pattison, MD
Medical Director
Franciscan Hospice & Palliative Care

 

Estrellita H. Redmon, MD 
President St. Vincent's Medical Group and
Clinical Integration 
Ascension - St. Vincent's Center Riverside

 

Martin J. Schreiber, Ed.D. 
Vice President, Mission
Mercy Hospital Fort Smith

 

Todd Strumwasser, MD 
Senior Vice President Operations
San Francisco Bay Area
Dignity Health 

 

Steve Tappe, MTS
Vice President, Mission
Avera Medical Group
Avera Health

 

Curt R. Ward, MD, MBA, FAAFP
Director, Ministry Formation
Ascension Health

Staff Coordinator

Brian P. Smith, MS, MA, M.Div.
Vice President, Sponsorship and Mission Services
Catholic Health Association