Presbyterian Medical Group Names McGrail Executive Medical Director
Release Date: March 4, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Presbyterian Medical Group (PMG) is pleased to announce that Michael McGrail, MD, MPH, has been named executive medical director. In this role, McGrail will lead Presbyterian's 580 member medical group with oversight of clinical quality decisions, patient care and more.
Prior to joining Presbyterian, McGrail served as the associate medical director for the primary care division of HealthPartners Medical Group in Minneapolis, MN. He has more than 15 years of experience in physician group settings. In addition, he has continued to practice medicine throughout his administrative career, and plans to do so at Presbyterian.
McGrail earned his medical degree at the University of Minnesota Medical School and his master's degree at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He completed his occupational medicine fellowship training at Johns Hopkins University and a family medicine residency at Malcolm Grow Medical Center in Washington, DC.
"I am indeed impressed by the commitment of Presbyterian to establish national benchmarks of health care excellence, and by the firm commitment to our patients, the community, and the health of New Mexico," said Dr. McGrail. "I am delighted to join this important work."
"Dr. McGrail has extensive experience in leading physicians with a collaborative and relationship oriented approach. Presbyterian Medical Group is dedicated to delivering the highest levels of patient care and quality, and we are excited about Dr. McGrail joining us as we seek to improve the health of individuals, families and communities in New Mexico," said David R. Scrase, MD, executive vice president and chief operating officer for Presbyterian Healthcare Services.
Presbyterian Medical Group is the fastest-growing medical group in the state with more than 580 physicians and providers and 33 clinics across New Mexico.