Mark Olszyk, M.D., vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at Carroll Hospital Center, has been appointed to the Maryland Board of Physicians at the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Gov. Martin O’Malley appointed Olszyk to the board on May 20.
As a board member, Olszyk will be involved in licensing physicians and other health care providers to practice in Maryland and in disciplining licensees who violate the Maryland Medical Practice Act. He also will assist in investigating complaints against licensed physicians and health care providers who fail to provide care consistent with the state’s standards.
With 20 years of experience in the health care industry, Olszyk joined Carroll Hospital Center as vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer in 2013. He previously served as the senior medical officer at the Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Quality, Safety and Value. Prior to that, he served as the deputy chief of staff for the VA Maryland Health Care System, and was chief of emergency medicine at North Chicago Veterans Affairs Medical Center.