Friday morning July 16, Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital’s chief quality officer Dr. Sharma will join Keith Ronan on Positively Osceola’s Daybreak LIVE at 9 am. During the Daybreak LIVE session, we will discuss Dr. Sharma’s role as Chief Quality Officer, what it means for team members and patients, and plans she has to ensure Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital continues to provide quality care to the rapidly growing community.
In April Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital announced the appointment of a new chief quality officer (CQO) to strengthen clinical operations and innovation, as well as support a culture of continuous improvement. Dr. Sharma reports directly to the president of the hospital, Ohme Entin.
Dr. Sharma has brought Orlando Health St.Cloud Hospital outstanding clinical expertise with internal medicine and research experience, as well as quality leadership excellence to this role. Previously, she was based at Orlando Health Dr. P. Philips Hospital where she served on the medical staff as physician advisor.
Dr. Sharma worked at Northwell Health Glen Cove Hospital in New York for six years. There she completed Six Sigma training and launched a process improvement project, successfully improving the hospital’s discharge efficiency. She also led a sepsis task force to improve care and was a member of the response team for specialized training for infectious disease outbreaks.
She earned a Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University, and a Master of Public Health from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Sharma earned her medical degree from New York Medical College and completed an internal medicine residency at Georgetown University Hospital. She has completed a National Cancer Institute internship on cell biology and a research fellowship at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke in Washington, D.C. During her time in that city, she was an Americorps volunteer managing a medical clinic that served an at-risk patient population.
Interested in learning more about Dr. Sharma and her role as chief quality officer at Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital, just visit Positively Osceola’s Facebook, Twitter, or YouTube Friday, July 16 at 9 am. She will be our very special guest on Positively Osceola’s Daybreak LIVE at 9 am.