Vice President of Medical Affairs
Mercy Health Physicians
4600 McAuley, Suite 120
Cincinnati, OH 45242
Asst.: Sandra Butts
Randall T. Curnow, Jr., MD, MBA, is vice president of medical affairs for Mercy Health Physicians, a 300+ physician multi-specialty group which is part of the Mercy Health system in Cincinnati, Ohio. In this role, he provides leadership in clinical integration initiatives such as patient-centered medical homes (PCMH), accountable care organization (ACO) activities, quality improvement, and physician leadership development. Prior to joining Mercy Health in 2014, Dr. Curnow was chief medical officer for Summit Medical Group, a 250+ primary care group in Knoxville, Tennessee. Under his leadership, Summit built one of the largest PCMH and National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) physician recognition award programs in the country. He also led Summit’s Medicare Shared Savings Plan (MSSP) Medicare ACO pilot with 35,000 attributed lives.
Dr. Curnow is nationally active as current chair of the NCQA’s Clinical Programs Committee as well as chair of the NCQA’s 2014 Patient-Centered Medical Home Standards Committee. He has served on the board of directors of numerous health care organizations, including the Tennessee Chapter of the American College of Physicians’ (ACP) Governors’ Council. Dr. Curnow has published articles and a book on medical management.
Dr. Curnow is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Emory University School of Medicine and has been board certified in internal medicine since 1998. He received his MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst in 2006.