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Physician Leadership Development Fellowship


Jeffrey Aalberg, MD, MS
MMC Physician-Hospital Organization / MaineHealth
Dr. Aalberg received his BS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, his MS from the University of Oregon and his MD from the University of Massachusetts. He completed a family medicine residency at the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program.

After years in private practice, Dr. Aalberg joined the faculty of the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. He served as medical director and associate chief of Family Medicine until he entered his current roles as chief medical officer of the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization and senior medical director for Ambulatory Care and Preventive Health for MaineHealth, Clinical Integration. He has also served the MaineHealth system as a medical director with concentrations in infection control, orthopedic registries and pharmacy. Dr. Aalberg continues to be involved with the Department of Family Medicine as a practicing physician, preceptor, medical student mentor and adjunct faculty member. He is an associate clinical professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Clinical interests include innovative care design models such as group visits, team healthcare delivery and the Patient Centered Medical Home. The current MMC PHO and MaineHealth leadership roles allow participation in healthcare improvement at the practice, system and state levels.

David Bachman, MD
Pen Bay Healthcare / MaineHealth

Dr. Bachman serves as the chief medical officer of Pen Bay Healthcare and as the senior medical director for Transitions of Care for MaineHealth, Clinical Integration. A 1983 graduate of Harvard Medical School, he is board-certified in pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric medicine and internal medicine. His background includes many years in both emergency medicine and senior level hospital administration. Since joining MaineHealth in March 2009, Dr. Bachman has led programs and initiatives that bridge the gap between inpatient and outpatient care, with a particular focus on effective discharge processes, preventable readmissions and emergency care.

Jacquelyn Cawley, DO
Dr. Cawley is a graduate of State University of New York at Buffalo. She received her medical degree from the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to practicing as a family medicine physician, she has held a number of physician leadership positions, including medical director of University Health Care at the University of New England, medical director of Maine Medical Center Family Medicine, assistant chief of the Family Medicine Department at Maine Medical Center and vice president of population health at Martin's Point Health Care. She served as interim dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine and vice president for Clinical Affairs at the University of New England. Dr. Cawley has been actively involved in medical education as a faculty member of the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the University of Vermont Medical School and the Maine Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program.

She was responsible for the development of a variety of curricula and educational programs for medical students, residents and community physicians. Prior to entering her current roles as associate chief medical officer and chief medical information officer for MaineHealth, she served as a senior medical director for MaineHealth Clinical Integration. Dr. Cawley has been leading efforts to improve systems of care for patients and providers, with a focus on the use of technology to enhance clinical integration, care coordination and health information exchange.

Dr. Cawley is an innovative physician executive with 17 years of experience in leading and managing physicians and clinical care teams in a variety of academic and healthcare settings. She has presented locally, regionally and nationally on topics such as open access, group medical visits, implementation of the care model and team based care, clinical microsystems, and practice redesign. She developed and implemented an innovative population health management model in her role at Martin’s Point Health Care. Dr. Cawley was a key faculty member and curricular advisor for the Physician Leadership Program for Martin’s Point Health Care, and is currently the director for the MaineHealth Physician Leadership Development Fellowship and co-chair of a Maine statewide physician leadership initiative with the Hanley Leadership Center. Dr. Cawley is a past president of the medical staff at Maine Medical Center and is the first woman and osteopathic physician to hold this position.

Mark Fourré, MD
Lincoln County Healthcare / Lincoln Medical Partners /
Community Physicians of Maine

Dr. Fourré is an emergency physician and the medical director of Lincoln Medical Partners, the multispecialty physician group serving Lincoln County Healthcare (LCH). He also serves as chief medical officer of LCH, which is the parent company of LincolnHealth. He is a member of the LCH Board of Trustees and serves on the board's finance and governance committees.

Prior to joining LincolnHealth, Dr. Fourré was an attending physician at Maine Medical Center. While at Maine Medical Center, he developed the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and served as residency director for eight years.

Dr. Fourré also serves as president of Community Physicians of Maine (CPM) and the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization. He is a member of the board of trustees for the MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization and serves as chairman of the board of trustees for CPM and the PHO.

Elizabeth Johnson, MD, MS
MMC Physician-Hospital Organization

Dr. Johnson joined the MMC Physician-Hospital Organization in December 2013 as the new CEO. She has more than 15 years of experience in healthcare leadership and more than 18 years of clinical practice experience in internal medicine. She brings to the MMC PHO her passion for building a community model of health care that is value-based, integrated and patient-centered. Before coming to the MMC PHO, Dr. Johnson served as the chief medical officer at Martin’s Point Health Care where, in addition to leading the Quality Division for both the health plans and delivery system, she led the integration of three medical groups into one employed model as well as their transformation toward patient-centered medical homes. Prior to that, she served as chief of Internal Medicine and Adult Urgent Care at the Kenmore Center, part of Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates.

Dr. Johnson holds an MS from Harvard School of Public Health, an MD from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and an AB from Bowdoin College. She has served on various boards, including the MMC PHO and partner organization Community Physicians of Maine boards from 2010 to 2011 and is currently a board member of Onpoint Health Data.

Neil Korsen, MD, MSc

Dr. Korsen is a family physician and geriatrician with 18 years of practice experience in rural Maine. He received a master’s degree at the Dartmouth Institute in 2002, with a focus on healthcare improvement. He leads quality improvement programs for MaineHealth in behavioral health integration and shared decision making. Dr. Korsen is involved in program evaluation for the MaineHealth Patient Centered Medical Home pilot. He participates in the High Value Healthcare Collaborative for MaineHealth and is in a lead position with HVHC nationally. He speaks and consults regionally and nationally on healthcare quality improvement and behavioral health integration.

Robert McArtor, MD, MPH

Dr. McArtor began his career practicing family medicine in a small town in Ohio in 1970. In 1980 he became a Family Medicine residency program director and chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the Northeastern Ohio College of Medicine. He came to Maine Medical Center in 1992 and served as chief of Family Practice and associate vice president for Performance Improvement. From 1998 to 2008, Dr. McArtor was the chief medical officer of MaineHealth. He served as an internal clinical adviser for MaineHealth from 2008 to 2014 and returned to serving as CMO of MaineHealth in 2014. Dr. McArtor earned his MD at Duke University School of Medicine and his MPH at the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of the Advanced Training Program in Healthcare Improvement at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah, which he attended in 1996-97.

Scott Mills, MD
Mid Coast Hospital

Dr. Mills returned to Maine to practice medicine in the late 1980s. He started a cardiology practice in the Mid Coast area that has grown to four physicians and a full complement of outpatient and inpatient services. He was part of the leadership that merged two medical staffs and led to a new consolidated facility.

After working up the medical staff leadership ranks, he became the first vice president of Medical Affairs at Mid Coast Hospital in 1997. Dr. Mills served as a liaison between the medical staff and administration and focused primarily on strategic planning and on patient safety and quality until 2009. In 2009, he began to lead the Mid Coast Medical Group, the hospital-based 50-provider multispecialty group. In 2010, he became the vice president of Medical Administration and chief medical officer of Mid Coast Health Services. Dr. Mills continues to practice general cardiology along with his administrative duties.

Gina Quinn-Skillings, MD, FACEP
MaineHealth / Southern Maine Health Care

Dr. Quinn-Skillings completed her undergraduate degree at Brown University. She graduated with honors and received her medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. After completing postgraduate training at Maine Medical Center, she has served as an attending physician at Southern Maine Health Care (SMHC) Biddeford Medical Center since 2001. Dr. Quinn-Skillings is a fellow in the American College of Emergency Physicians. Prior to her current position as chief medical information officer at SMHC, she served as medical director for quality and safety service leader in the Department of Emergency Medicine. Since 2012 she has been a Finance Committee member for the SMHC Board of Trustees and a trustee for SMHC. Dr. Quinn-Skillings also serves as senior medical director of Inpatient Care programs in Clinical Integration at MaineHealth.




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