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Inland Hospital Names New Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer

Release Date: 10/26/2016

Gavin Ducker, MD has been appointed as Inland Hospital’s new Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, succeeding Michael Palumbo, DO who retired in June.
Ducker joined Inland in 2001 as a board-certified family practice physician in Unity.  He was appointed as Inland’s lead primary care physician in 2009 and head of the Inland Medical Group last year. He graduated from the Medical School University of Southampton in the UK in 1985 and completed a rural medicine fellowship in Australia in 1989. 
Ducker states, “I am very excited about my new role at Inland. I look forward to working with everyone at Inland and EMHS to continue our excellent patient care, and strengthen our communication and collaboration in the best interest of the people we serve in our community. I feel fortunate to be part of an organization that always puts the patient first.”