Mid Coast Hospital Physician Leader Scott Mills Honored as Hanley Fellow

Scott D. Mills, MD, Vice President of Medical Administration/Chief Medical Officer at Mid Coast Hospital, has completed the Hanley Fellows Program with the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership in Portland, ME.

The Hanley Center is dedicated to building a solid foundation of leaders who are committed to improving health care in Maine and beyond. Hanley Fellows include a select group of highly experienced leaders who are "poised to lead substantive change at the health and health care systems level."

Dr. Mills considered this "a great opportunity to grow as an individual." He added, "Developing leadership skills to help evolve our health care system in Maine Is important to me personally and to our community. As a Maine native, I am committed to helping our citizens to be the healthiest in the Nation." He went on to say that he is especially honored by the opportunity to work with Dr. Peter Bates as his Fellowship mentor.

"I truly enjoyed the opportunity to work with Scott in the Hanley Fellows Program and benefited from the experience," said Peter Bates, M.D., Maine Medical Center Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs/Chief Medical Officer.

Herbert Paris, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mid Coast Health Services, added, "I am pleased that Dr. Mills had the opportunity to participate in the Fellows Program. Mid Coast will benefit from this experience."

Dr. Mills has lived in Brunswick with his family for the past 22 years. He is also a highly respected Brunswick physician at Mid Coast Hospital as a Board Certified Cardiologist.

Founded in 2002, the Daniel Hanley Center for Health Leadership is named for Dr. Dan Hanley (1916-2001), a highly respected physician leader with an international reputation for his courage, innovation, collaboration, compassion, and hardwork. The Center's mission is to catalyze a sustainable culture of collaboration, innovation, and values-driven leadership across the broad health community in Maine and beyond.