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Chapters Health System Names Dr. Tara Friedman as New Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Friedman will provide leadership and oversight of all medical services functions across the entire enterprise.

Chapters Health System, one of the nation’s premier not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organizations headquartered in Temple Terrace, names Tara Friedman, M.D., FAAHPM, as the organization’s new chief medical officer. She will start in this role on Monday, September 19, 2022. Dr. Friedman will provide leadership and oversight of all medical services functions across the entire enterprise.

“At Chapters Health, we are pleased to have Dr. Friedman join our family,” said Andrew Molosky, MBA, FACHE, CHPCA, president and chief executive officer for Chapters Health. “With more than 20 years of healthcare experience, Dr. Friedman is dedicated to innovation, and delivering exceptional hospice and chronic illness programs into community settings.”

Prior to joining Chapters Health, Dr. Friedman was the vice president and national medical officer for Aspire Health, a subsidiary of Anthem. She began her career at Aspire as the senior medical director and incrementally progressed through various promotions during her tenure at the organization.

Dr. Friedman received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Colgate University in Hamilton, New York and her Medical Degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York, and completed her Internal Medicine residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, New York. In addition, she completed a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.

Dr. Friedman is an active member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) since 2001, serving on its board for 10 years including four years on the Executive Committee and currently as the President of the Board of Directors. She has also participated in special interest groups with contributions to multiple special projects and initiatives. In addition, Dr. Friedman represented AAHPM on Capitol Hill and during Federal Drug Administration hearings.

About Chapters Health System

As a progressive leader and premier health system, Chapters Health System is dedicated to delivering innovative home health, palliative and hospice care along with durable medical equipment and pharmacy services. Since 1983 as a community-based, not-for-profit organization, Chapters Health has provided choices, education and guidance through its managed affiliates. All offerings are provided in order to improve the patient/family experience well in advance of end-of-life needs. In 2022, Chapters Health is certified for the fifth consecutive year as a great workplace in the Aging Services category by the independent analysts at the Great Place to Work® Institute and in 2021, Chapters Health was named a Top Workplace by the Tampa Bay Times. To learn more, visit www.chaptershealth.org, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Contact:

Phoebe Ochman

Chapters Health System

[email protected]

813/532-7221