Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital welcomes Dr. Vicente J. Hill as Emergency Medicine Medical Director
Murphy, N.C. – Erlanger Western Carolina Hospital (EWCH) is pleased to welcome board-certified emergency medicine physician Dr. Vicente J. Hill as Emergency Medicine Medical Director.
Dr. Hill joined the EWCH emergency department (ED) team in December 2019. In his new leadership role, Dr. Hill will work closely with the medical staff and will be responsible for every aspect of the ED, including helping to establish procedures that will further develop the consistency and quality of services provided.
“Staffing our emergency department with a full-time emergency medical director has been a goal for some time. Dr. Hill is already familiar with our community, and his 20 years of experience in emergency medicine will be a great asset, especially when working closely with our EMS partners,” said EWCH CEO Stephanie Boynton. “These local relationships are critical to effectively serve our community when responding to medical emergencies.”
Dr. Hill received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from Williams College in Williamstown, Mass. and completed his pre-medical studies at the University of New Hampshire and the University of New England. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, N.Y., after which he completed an internal medicine internship at the University of California San Francisco Mount Zion campus in San Francisco, Calif. He completed emergency medicine residency training at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas.
“As I’m already familiar with EWCH and the excellent staff here, I am inspired by the teamwork between our emergency department and western North Carolina’s EMS partners,” said Dr. Hill. “My new role allows me to advance the strong emergency care service EWCH already provides to the region, and I look forward to continue building the relationships we have with our community partners.”
For more information about EWCH’s emergency care, please visit erlanger.org/westerncarolina.
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