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Bon Secours Medical Group Appoints Three Physician Leaders

Associate Chief Medical Office for Primary Care Named

RICHMOND, Va. (March 10, 2009) -- Bon Secours Medical Group announces three physician leaders to partner with administrative directors to manage its regional physician practice operations.

Dr. Yvette Johnson-Threat will partner with Grey Leighton to manage the East Division for Primary Care. Dr. Johnson-Threat received her undergraduate degree in biology from John Hopkins, her Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama and her medical degree in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics from the University of Illinois. She has been a practicing internal medicine physician in Richmond since 1996 and has been with Bon Secours since 2001. Her academic appointments include Medical Director of the Diabetes Treatment Center, Chairman of the Credentials Committees and Chief of Medicine at Richmond Community Hospital. Dr. Johnson-Threat currently practices at Primary Health Care Associates at Richmond Community Hospital.

Dr. Ed Glynn will partner with Robb Stallworth to manage the South Division. A member of the medical group since 2006, Dr. Glynn is a Family Practice Physician with Village Medical Group. He is the Medical Director of the medical group’s electronic medical record, ConnectCare, and has served on the medical group’s Operations Committee. Dr. Glynn received his undergraduate from St. John’s in New York, studied pre-med at Old Dominion University in Norfolk and received his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Dr. Sidney Jones will partner with Stephen Craig to manage the West Division. Along with that responsibility of the West Division, the team will be responsible for the role up of the other two divisions. In his role, Dr. Jones will assume the title of Associate Chief Medical Officer for Primary Care. He is a graduate of Davidson College with a degree in Economics and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia. He has been a practicing physician in Internal Medicine in Richmond since 1992. He has served as the Medical Director for University Park Nursing Home and on the Physician Governance Board for Bon Secours Healthsource. He held the Chair and Vice-Chair positions for the Department of Medicine at Saint Mary’s Hospital and served as a member of the board for CenVaNet.

“We look forward to developing our new group model with a physician/administrator leadership team at every level of the organization,” said Carrie Goodwin, Chief Operating Officer of Bon Secours Medical Group. “We are ready to begin our journey as we continue to evolve into an integrated medical group.”

Bon Secours Medical Group is part of Bon Secours Richmond Health System and includes more than 150 primary care and specialty physicians throughout the region. Bon Secours Richmond Health System is made up of four hospitals including St. Mary’s Hospital, Memorial Regional Medical Center, Richmond Community Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center.

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