Chief Clinical Officer named adjunct professor for Meharry Medical College

Chief Clinical Officer named adjunct professor for Meharry Medical College

Dr. Sylvia McQueen

Dr. Sylvia McQueen, who started her career in correctional medicine more than 19 years ago, has been granted staff privilege as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Meharry Medical College, where she has maintained consulting privileges at the affiliated Nashville Metropolitan General Hospital for over 10 years. Dr. McQueen’s primary focus will be educating medical students and residents–priming the pump for future Corizon practitioners.

In 1996, Dr. McQueen began her service with Corizon as Site Medical Director at Davidson County Jail in Nashville and has served in a variety of roles since, such as–Southeast Regional Medical Director, State Medical Director for the Alabama DOC, State Medical Director for the Arizona DOC, and VP of Clinical Services. She currently serves as Chief Clinical Officer for the Mid-Atlantic Region. Throughout her tenure with Corizon, Dr. McQueen has served in a host of other support positions, like Patient Safety Officer, Chairman of the Credentialing Committee, Chairman of the P&T Committee, legal representative in clinical litigations, public relations spokesperson, just to name a few.

She completed her undergraduate training in Medical Technology from the University of Maryland in 1986, where she also received the Clifford Jacobs Humanitarian Award for excellence in patient care. Dr. McQueen went to complete her medical school and residency training at Meharry Medical College in Nashville (TN) in 1992 and 1995 respectively and is currently board certified in Internal Medicine. We congratulate Dr. McQueen on her achievement!