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The University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine) has appointed three new board members that reflect the recent addition of Lancaster General Health (LG Health).  In related action, three new members were also named to the Lancaster General Health Board of Trustees.

The new members of the Penn Medicine Board are:

  • C. Clair McCormick, Chairman of the LG Health Board of Trustees, who joined the Penn Medicine Board and the Penn Medicine Executive Committee.
  • Philip R. Wenger, Vice Chairman of the LG Health Board of Trustees, who joined the Penn Medicine Board as a term member.
  • Joanne B. Ladley, a member of LG Health Board of Trustees, who joined the Penn Medicine Board as a term member.

Mr. McCormick is the retired former owner and president of P. Lebzelter and Son Company Inc. Mr. Wenger retired from active leadership of Isaac’s Famous Grilled Sandwiches in 2014 and will serve as Lancaster County Conservancy’s next Chief Executive Officer effective December.

Ms. Ladley is a co-owner of Kitchen Kettle Village and a member of North Group Consultants.

The three new members of the LG Health Board of Trustees include:

  • Ralph Muller, Chief Executive Officer of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.
  • Thomas E. Beeman, Chief Operating Officer for Regional Operations, University of Pennsylvania Health System.
  • Frederick C Beyer III, MD., LG Health Physicians/Penn Medicine - Physicians Surgical Group. Dr. Beyer is president of the Lancaster General Health Medical & Dental Staff.

About Lancaster General Health
Lancaster General Health, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown and Suburban outpatient pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of nearly 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.
Thrice designated a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, LGH has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties.

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