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Samuel (Buddy) Hammerman, MD, MMM, CPE, FCCP

Samuel (Buddy) Hammerman, MD, MMM, CPE, FCCP
Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer
Select Medical’s Critical Illness recovery Hospital Division mechanicsburg, PA
Presentation: ROLE OF LONG TERM ACUTE CARE (LTSC)
Friday, March 15
at
8:00 am

Samuel Hammerman, MD, MMM, CPE, FCCP is senior vice president, chief medical officer for Select Medical’s Critical Illness Recovery Hospital Division and chief quality officer for the company. Over the past five years he has led initiatives with the clinical and quality teams to reduce hospital-acquired conditions including: pressure injuries, Clostridium Difficile (C. Diff.), Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) and Central Line-Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI). He has also recently led efforts with the corporate quality team to attain regional Baldrige recognition at Select Medical, now actively seeking the national honor.
A practicing pulmonary and critical care physician, he is an assistant professor at Penn State University School of Medicine in the Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine division. Before joining Select Medical in 2013, he was director of pulmonary and critical care medicine for Geisinger Health System in the Northeast region.

Dr. Hammerman received his undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his residency and chief residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a postdoctoral fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Boston University Medical Center where his research was focused on deriving the pathophysiological mechanisms of sickle cell lung disease. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Boston University Medical Center where his research was focused on deriving the pathophysiological mechanisms of sickle cell lung disease. He earned his master’s degree in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University. 

Dr. Hammerman enjoys cycling, lacrosse, and spending time with family and 2 havanese. He now resides in Mechanicsburg, PA.

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