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Community Hospital of San Bernardino Names New Chief of Staff


Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino (CHSB) announced the appointment of Johnny A. Negusse, M.D., F.A.C.E.P., Pharm.D., as Chief of Staff. Dr. Negusse’s areas of expertise include emergency and trauma medicine, as well as pharmacy.

“We are delighted to have Dr. Negusse take on this vital role at CHSB, serving as an invaluable asset to the hospital,” says CHSB President June Collison. “Additionally, Dr. Negusse’s extensive medical and administrative knowledge in the health care field will help augment practices and programs at CHSB.”

Board certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Negusse joined CHSB in 2013. Dr. Negusse continues to be a member of several medical staff committees at CHSB, such as the Medical Executive Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Medication Safety Committee, and many more.

“I am looking forward to serving as the Chief of Staff at CHSB. The hospital is known for providing outstanding patient care to the many residents of San Bernardino, and I am thrilled to be part of a medical staff that provides quality health care,” says Dr. Negusse.

Dr. Negusse attended Northeast Ohio Medical University for his Doctor of Medicine degree in 2007, Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy for his Doctor of Pharmacy licensure in 1999, and University of Central Oklahoma for pre-pharmacy/pre-medicine from 1992 to 1995. Lastly, Dr. Negusse joined Orlando Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Medicine Program as an emergency medicine resident in 2007.

About Dignity Health – Community Hospital of San Bernardino

Founded in 1910, Dignity Health - Community Hospital of San Bernardino is a 347-bed, acute care, nonprofit, community hospital located in San Bernardino, California. Know n for its programs in maternity care and pediatrics, behavioral health and long-term subacute care for adults and children, the hospital also includes inpatient and outpatient surgery. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  

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