Dr. Tucker Woods is the Chief Medical Officer at CarePoint Health-Christ Hospital.
Prior to this role, Dr. Woods has served as our system director for our emergency departments, responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for all CarePoint Health EDs. He has experience in successfully instituting a wide variety of operational and clinical improvements, and a proven track record in recruiting, developing and mentoring skilled, compassionate physicians and mid-level providers over the course of his 16-year career. Dr. Woods has also served as the system lead for CarePoint Health’s Sepsis Program—which has improved both the recognition and treatment of sepsis.
Before serving as ED system director, Dr. Woods was the Director of Emergency Medicine at Christ Hospital. During this time, Dr. Woods implemented several initiatives and process improvements centered on enhancing the patient experience including instituting an ED report card, creation of ED huddles and rounding on staff. His work resulted in an increase in the hospital’s national peer group ranking as well as an increase in the ED’s overall score.
Earlier in his career, Dr. Woods was Interim Medical Director of Emergency Medicine at Forest Hills Hospital, Chief of Operations and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine at Lutheran Medical Center and Chair and Chief of Service of Emergency Medicine at Long Island College Hospital/SUNY Downstate Medical Center at LICH. While there, he also served as Acting Chief Medical Officer on several occasions from 2008 to 2011.
Dr. Woods received a bachelor’s degree in Science from the University of Notre Dame, a doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine from Nova Southeastern University and performed his residency at St. Barnabas Hospital/Union Hospital in the Bronx. He is a Board Certified Physician in Emergency Medicine and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Osteopathic Association, and the American College of Emergency Physicians.”