Dr. Bruno Petinaux, M..D, emergency medicine, will serve as GW Hospital interim Chief Medical Officer. As the interim Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Petinaux will assist with CMO related duties/responsibilities.
Dr. Petinaux is a long-standing GW physician. He is the Co-Director of the Emergency Management Program where he serves as the lead on all emergency response efforts, including most recently successfully steering us through winter Storm Jonas. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and has been a member of the GW Medical Faculty Associates since 2002. Prior to 2002, he did his emergency medicine residency at GW and served as the chief resident.
Bruno is also currently a Clinical Site Director and Medical Staff Physician at both the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. He has a strong background in emergency response and serves as the GW Hospital representative to the DC Emergency Healthcare Coalition as Chair of the Emergency Management Committee. He also serves on the Fairfax County Search and Rescue team. We look forward to all of us collaborating with him in the future.