Dr. Eric Mazur, Chief Medical Officer at Norwalk Hospital, will address the Senior Men's Club of New Canaan in Morrill Hall at St. Mark's Church on Friday, June 15th at 10:00 a.m. He will discus the Hospitalist Program and will provide insights into the team of health care professionals with a better understanding of specialized training in caring for hospitalized patients.
Dr. Mazur has been Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Norwalk Hospital for fifteen years and most recently, Vice President of Clinical Integration. His leadership efforts have concentrated on achieving measurable excellence in resident education and patient care. Dr. Mazur's program has received widespread recognition and has been profiled in several national publications. He also assisted in the founding the Norwalk Community Health Center and creation of its educational model for ambulatory adult outpatient care and improving patient flow from the Emergency Department to the inpatient floors.
Born and raised in Fairfield, Dr. Mazur graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. degree in aerospace and mechanical sciences. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, completed his internal medicine residency at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester, and completed a three-year hematology/oncology fellowship at Yale.
After two years at the Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, NY, Dr. Mazur joined Brown University's Program in Medicine, where he served as the Chief of the Section of Hematology/Oncology of the Miriam Hospital and was appointed associate professor of medicine at Brown University. Dr. Mazur subsequently served as Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief of Medicine at St. Mary's Hospital in Waterbury and was appointed associate clinical professor of medicine at Yale where he became deeply involved with the Yale Primary Care Residency.
Dr. Mazur has been an active and well-recognized member of the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Physicians. He serves as co-host of “Health Talk”, Cablevision's weekly “Local Programming” television show (channel 84) that provides health education for much of Fairfield County and has produced over 300 half-hour shows since March, 2002.
The Senior Men's Club of New Canaan is open for new members, 55 years and older. Applicants are especially welcome to attend this meeting. Visit www.smcnc.org for more information or call Membership Chairman Jerry Transue at 203-966-6050.