Becker’s Hospital Review Names PinnacleHealth’s Nirmal Joshi, MD as a CMO to Know

Posted On On: March 14, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 14, 2016) — Nirmal Joshi, MD, senior vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer at PinnacleHealth, was named in the 2016 edition “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know list by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list features esteemed clinical leaders from healthcare organizations from across the nation that have exhibited dedication to clinical leadership and have contributed to establishing standards of excellence.

Nirmal Joshi, MD

Nirmal Joshi, MD

During his tenure as CMO, Dr. Joshi successes include rebuilding the system’s hospitalist program, as well as rebuilding a successful neurology program and the development and execution of many new clinical programs. He has lead system-wide education and research and has published extensively in medical literature. Dr. Joshi has a strong history of community service and has received special recognition including the Highmark Living Legacy Award and Lifetime Community Service Award


The full list features individual profiles of all 100 CMOs and can be read here:


Note: Becker’s Hospital Review previously published a version of this list in 2013 and 2014. Leaders were selected for this list based on editorial research and discretion. Nominations were also considered when making selections for this list.  Individuals did not and cannot pay to be included on the list.