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Salem Hospital Credentials Committee seeks nominations

22 Oct 2023

Openings for Active Staff, Advanced Practice Clinician and term expirations

By: Kelly Aebi, director medical staff services

The Salem Hospital Credentials Committee is seeking nominations at Salem Hospital for term expirations, members of the Active Staff (MD/DO/DPM/DMD) and a credentialed and privileged Advanced Practice Clinician (e.g. CNM, NP, PA).

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Physician Member: Member of the Active Staff category as an MD/DO/DPM/DMD at Salem Hospital.
  • Advanced Practice Clinician member: Credentialed and privileged Advanced Practice Clinician (e.g. CNM, NP, PA) at Salem Hospital.
  • Preferably involved in past or current medical staff leadership.


  • Review and recommend action on all applications and reapplications for membership and status on the Salem Hospital Medical Staff.
  • Review and recommend action on all voluntary requests for changes in privileges for practitioners granted privileges at Salem Hospital.
  • Recommend criteria for the granting of medical staff membership and clinical privileges for Salem Hospital.
  • Develop, recommend and consistently implement policy and procedures for all credentialing activities at Salem Hospital.
  • Perform other functions as requested by the Medical Executive Committee.

The Credentials Committee meets two Mondays a month from 6:30 to 8 a.m., specific days to be determined. Members whose terms have expired and are interested in running for a consecutive term are:

  • Misha Mohindra, MD, Nephrology
  • Kovid Trivedi, MD, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Matthew Egalka, MD, Neonatology
  • Maziar Azadpour, MD, Cardiology
  • Jacob Nicholson, FNP, General Surgery/TRACS

If interested, please email Kelly Aebi, director medical staff office, for an application. Qualified candidates must notify Kelly Aebi of their interest by Friday, Oct. 27. All nominations will be reviewed by the MEC and a ballot will go to the respective Active staff category or Advanced Practice Clinicians.

Questions? Contact Andrew Cleary, MD, or Kelly Aebi, director medical staff office.