Baptist Medical Center South appoints Richard Myers, MD, and Mark Shorstein, CPA, to lead board of directors
September 23, 2014 | Jacksonville, FL
Baptist Medical Center South is pleased to announce that Richard L. Myers, MD, has been named chairman and Mark Shorstein, CPA, has been appointed vice chairman of Baptist Medical Center South’s board of directors.
Dr. Myers is one of the founding partners of North Florida Obstetrical and Gynecological Associates, P.A. In addition to serving in private practice, Dr. Myers serves as clinical associate professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Florida Jacksonville. He is the first doctor to serve as chief of staff at Bapist South, a position he still holds. Dr. Myers received his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Florida Jacksonville Hospital Education Program. He has served on Baptist South’s board of directors since 2008.
Mr. Shorstein has been a member of Baptist South’s board of directors since its beginning in 2004 and is president of Shorstein & Shorstein, P.A., a local CPA firm. He received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School as a Benjamin Franklin scholar. After graduation, Mr. Shorstein worked in the U.S. Senate on pension and tax legislation. He has served as treasurer of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, treasurer of the Jacksonville Art Museum and president of Jewish Family and Community Services. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
“Dr. Myers and Mr. Shorstein both have a long history with Baptist South and have contributed greatly to the hospital’s growth and direction,” said Ron Robinson, hospital president of Baptist South. “I am pleased to see them both take on leadership roles on our board to help us continue to expand health care service to more residents in southern Duval and northern St. Johns counties.”