235 North Pearl Street, Brockton, MA 02301 508-427-3000
Today, Steward Health Care System LLC (Steward) announced the appointment of John A. Jurczyk, FACHE, as interim president of Good Samaritan Medical Center. Jurczyk most recently served as COO of Steward’s Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River. Jeffrey Liebman, president of Good Samaritan since February 2011, is leaving the Steward system to become President and CEO of Methodist University Hospital and SVP of Methodist Healthcare System in Memphis, Tennessee.
“We are grateful for Jeff’s contributions in the past three years and we are pleased to have John Jurczyk assume this important leadership role at Good Samaritan Medical Center. We are committed to ensuring that it remains a world class health care provider and the provider of choice in the Brockton community,” said Mark Girard, M.D., president of Steward Hospital Company, a division of Steward.
Since December 2003, Jurczyk has served in a variety of leadership roles at Saint Anne’s Hospital, including VP of ambulatory care and business development and, most recently, as COO. A pharmacist by training, Jurczyk has also worked in leadership positions at Maine Medical Center, Providence Hospital, Winchester Hospital and other hospitals in New England.
“Good Samaritan is a terrific medical center and I am very pleased to join the impressive clinical and administrative team. I look forward to working with them to meet the needs of the local community,” said John A. Jurczyk.