Mountain Laurel Medical Center is pleased to announce that Dr. Sarah Call has recently been promoted to Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Call attended Boston College for her Bachelor’s degree before graduating from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 2007. While in medical school she had several volunteering opportunities, including helping run a free medical clinic on the west side of Chicago and setting up a temporary medical clinic in the Dominican Republic for Haitian refugees. She completed her residency at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. In her final year of residency, she served as Chief Resident and was part of the hospital’s ethics committee. Prior to joining Mountain Laurel Medical Center, she worked for a rural family medicine practice in central Massachusetts.
Dr. Call joined Mountain Laurel Medical Center in June of 2014 as a medical provider at the Oakland practice until the Grantsville practice opened in December of 2014, where she has worked since. Dr. Call, her husband (a veterinarian at Casselman Veterinary Services), and their three children are active members of the community. In addition to her work at Mountain Laurel, she is the athletic team physician for Northern High School. In the past year, Dr. Call has served several positions within Mountain Laurel Medical Center, including interim Chief Medical Officer and Deputy Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Call will be joining Chief Executive Officer Brian Bailey, Chief Operating Officer Sandra Moore, Chief Financial Officer Drew C. Pierce, and Vice President-Clinical Practice and Quality Michelle Dixon to complete Mountain Laurel Medical Center’s Executive Team.
“Dr. Call brings a wealth of knowledge and perspective to the position, having worked for Mountain Laurel Medical Center for over 8 years now. She has a long standing relationship with our employees and our patients and we are excited to officially welcome her to the Executive Team,” said Brian Bailey.
Mountain Laurel Board of Directors Chair Brenda McCartney said, “Dr. Call’s educational background and experience serving our community will be highly beneficial to our organization as we continue providing patient-focused healthcare to the rural and underserved populations.”
Mountain Laurel Medical Center is a community health center with three locations in Oakland, Grantsville, and Westernport, Maryland, whose mission is to “provide the highest quality primary health care to the Community regardless of ability to pay”.