Samuel Ross, M.D., M.S., is the Chief Executive Officer of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System. Dr. Ross is responsible for the direction and management of Bon Secours Baltimore’s integrated urban health system which includes a 125-bed acute care hospital, a community based primary care site, two substance abuse treatment centers, behavioral medicine, HIV/AIDS and Renal Dialysis services, preventive health/education programs, and an extensive community housing redevelopment program. Along with his responsibilities as CEO of Bon Secours Baltimore, Dr. Ross also has an expanded role within Bon Secours Health System where he is the “Market Leader” for Bon Secours Kentucky. The CEO of the Kentucky market reports to Dr. Ross. He also coordinates CEO forums for the system. Dr. Ross is a member of the Board of Directors of the prestigious Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Baltimore branch. The May 2012 issue of Modern Healthcare Magazine named the Bon Secours CEO as one of the nation’s Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare.
Dr. Ross is known for his commitment to quality healthcare as demonstrated by his membership in distinguished professional organizations such as the National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE). He received the 2010 Community Service/ healthcare Executive Award from NAHSE for his work in Baltimore City to improve healthcare and efforts to narrow the gap of disparities in the community. Dr. Ross is a member of the National Medical Association and the Maryland Hospital Association. He is committed to improving our community and is active in a number of professional organizations focused on moving healthcare forward. The professional affiliations include: American Diabetes Association, Alzheimer’s Association, American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, the Maryland Patient Safety Center and the Greater Mondawmin Coordinating Council.
Prior to his arrival inBaltimore, Dr. Ross was a member of the staff of Parkland Health & Hospital System inDallas,Texaswhere he served in varied positions for over 14 years including: Executive Vice President & Chief Medical Officer of the Medical Staff/House Staff Division. Formerly, he was an Associate Director of the Family Medicine Residency program atSt. PaulMedicalCenter. Dr. Ross was also Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs atParkland.
Dr. Ross received his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center Medical School inSan Antonio,Texas, and a master of science in medical management from theUniversityofTexasat Dallas,Richardson,Texas.
Dr. Ross and his wife Carolyn have three children.