Jeremy Blanchard, M.D.
Jeremy Blanchard, M.D., MMM, CPE, is the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of North Mississippi Health Services. Dr. Blanchard has a wide breadth of experience working as a CMO in two rural health care systems at a regional and institutional level, in Washington and Montana. Most recently he was the Head of Player and Family Wellness for The Alliance of American Football, a startup professional football league, based in San Francisco. His experience also includes Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Innovation for Language of Caring, a cultural transformation group serving health care systems and individual physician practices. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps for 11 years.
Clinically, Dr. Blanchard’s background is as an intensivist in both the U.S. Army and in rural Washington. He was the inaugural medical director of the combined intensivist and adult hospitalist program at Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland, Washington. He led his team to being recognized in APACHE Outcomes as the No. 1 Intensive Care Unit in the nation, compared to 137 other like, mixed surgical/medical adult ICUs of 20 beds or smaller.
He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Montana in Missoula in 1986, and his medical studies at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in 1991. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Madigan Army Medical Center in Ft. Lewis, Washington, and his fellowship in critical care medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He has a master’s degree in medical management (MMM) from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business in Los Angeles, where he graduated with honors. In addition, Dr. Blanchard is a certified physician executive (CPE) and a certified patient experience professional (CPXP).