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Designated Institutional Officer


Dr. Scott Neeley

Scott Neeley, MD, FCCP, FACP

Vice President & Chief Medical Officer
Designated Institutional Official for Graduate Medical Education
Dignity Health St Joseph’s Medical Center of Stockton


Dr. Scott Neeley has served as Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of St Joseph’s Medical Center since 2013, and has played a key role in the development of graduate medical education programs at the Medical Center, assuming the role of Designated Institutional Official for Graduate Medical Education in 2019. A graduate of Harvard College and the Stanford University School of Medicine, Dr. Neeley completed his residency and fellowship training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine. He has held teaching appointments at the University of Chicago, Rush Medical School, Cook County Hospital, and Touro University College of Medicine, and has over thirty one years of experience as a practicing physician, educator, and healthcare executive.  In addition to his role at St Joseph’s Medical Center in Stockton, Dr. Neeley is a member of the Dignity Health Executive Clinical Council, Executive Sponsor of the Dignity Health Critical Care Clinical Council, and Chairs the Dignity Health Blood Therapeutics Clinical Council.

As the executive leader for graduate medical education at St Joseph’s Medical Center, Dr. Neeley strives to establish a clinical learning environment in which patient safety, clinical quality, compassion, and professionalism form the foundation for learning and professional development. He views the medical center’s mission of service to the community as being in complete alignment with the educational goal of training the region’s next generation of physicians, and attempts always to direct both clinical and educational efforts towards the achievement of the organization’s common purpose; the delivery of exceptional care with dignity and humankindness.