Dr. Scott P. Stringer, M.D., M.S., FACS, has been named the new president of MCV Physicians (MCVP) and senior associate dean for Clinical Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Medicine. In his new role, he will bring 41 years of experience as a physician and 36 years in leadership roles to help advance efforts to deliver compassionate care, innovative research and engaged teaching across the health system and School of Medicine.
Dr. Stringer will join MCVP from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), where he currently serves as chair of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and vice-chair of the UMMC Council of Clinical Chairs. He is also a renowned expert in his field with numerous awards and recognitions to his name.
The appointment comes after a competitive two-year search, during which time Marlon Levy, M.D., MBA, interim senior vice president of VCU Health Sciences and interim CEO of VCU Health; and Arturo P. Saavedra, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, dean of VCU School of Medicine and executive vice president for medical affairs at VCU Health shared the news in a letter with faculty and health system employees this week.
Levy and Saavedra wrote that “Dr. Stringer’s accomplishments testify that the days of the triple threat are not over.” They noted that he will display his talents in our practice plan as it evolves while safeguarding the equally pivotal missions for research and education.” Stringer says he looks forward to collaborating with the team of physicians at MCV Physicians, noting that he will work closely with the School of Medicine and health system to continue to build on team members’ strengths, advocate for their needs and support the ongoing development of clinical, educational