Daytona Beach, FL February 24, 2022 – Florida Senator Jason Brodeur is sponsoring Dr. Margaret Crossman as the Doctor of the Day on February 24, 2022. Dr. Crossman is the Chief Medical Officer at Halifax Health.
According to Senator Brodeur, who was born at Halifax Health, “Dr. Crossman has been an integral part of providing the highest level of resident education and patient care at the more than 90 year old health system. Dr. Crossman oversees programs our residents and visitors must have access to like; mental health services, Level III Neonatal ICU services, stroke care and more. It seemed fitting to recognize her and the organization’s commitment with this honor. ”
About the honor Dr. Crossman said,” I am so honored to represent the 4,300 Team Members, 500 plus physicians, our aspiring residents and our community at the Capitol.”
Dr Crossman’s experience includes over 25 years of practicing full spectrum Family Medicine, including pediatric, obstetric and gynecologic care. Her roles at Halifax Health have included serving as Faculty and Women’s Health Coordinator for the Family Medicine Residency Program (FMRP), directing the FMRP Annual Family Medicine Update Conference, and serving as a core team member for the Women and Infant Health MORE (Managing Obstetrical Risk Efficiently) patient safety initiative that paved the way for Halifax to become a Perinatal Center of Excellence. Dr. Crossman has served as team lead with national Process Improvement initiatives including chronic disease management, and various women’s health topics.
In her current role as Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Crossman oversees the effective management of Credentialing and Medical Staff Services to ensure patients receive the highest standard of medical care. She also chairs the Governance Council for Halifax’s employed physician group, Halifax Health Care Partners (HHCP), and remains clinically active in both the inpatient and outpatient settings through her part-time faculty role with the FMRP.
As Doctor of the Day, Crossman will be responsible for serving the members of the legislature should the need arise.