MARYSVILLE – Community Memorial Healthcare (CMH) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shane Thoreson, MD, as Chief of Staff, effective January 1, 2019. His term will run through December 31, 2021. Ben Bruna, MD, will serve as Vice-Chief of Staff. Both physicians practice at Community Physicians Clinic in Marysville.
Chief of staff assists in coordinating the activities and concerns of the hospital administration, nursing, and patient care services with those of the medical staff; reports the needs and policies of the medical staff to the board of directors and the chief executive officer; presides and oversees medical staff meetings; and serves as a spokesperson for the medical staff in professional and public relations.
“I’m excited to continue the long tradition of delivering high-quality care to our patients, and to work more closely with our board of directors in this role,” Thoreson said.
Dr. Thoreson is a graduate of Marysville High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in kinesiology from Kansas State University. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in 2010, and completed a three-year family practice residency at Smoky Hill Family Medicine, Salina. He has since practiced in the Marysville community after joining the CMH Medical Staff in August 2013.