COLUMBIA, Md., June 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina School of Medicine has named Maxim Chief Medical Officer and Vice President John Langley M.D. the recipient of the 2016 William Weston Distinguished Service Award for Excellence in Pediatrics.
Established in 1980, the award recognizes pediatricians who have made extraordinary contributions to advance the field of pediatric medicine and champion clinical excellence. The award was presented Saturday, June 11 at the USC School of Medicine.
Dr. Langley brings more than 40 years of clinical experience to his role at Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., a leading provider of home healthcare, medical staffing and population health and wellness services. He began his career on the faculty in the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina before establishing a private pediatrics practice where he was a senior managing partner for more than 24 years. Prior to joining Maxim in 2009, he served as chief medical officer of East Cooper Regional Medical Center in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
An active member of the American Academy of Pediatrics for more than 32 years where he held a variety of board and committee positions, Dr. Langley earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Princeton University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Virginia. He completed a pediatric internship and residency at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a fellowship in ambulatory pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Langley is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics.
"Throughout his career, Dr. Langley has devoted himself to advancing quality of care, improving health outcomes and serving as advocate for patients," said Maxim CEO Bill Butz. "We are deeply grateful for his contributions to Maxim and pleased that his leadership is being recognized in the broader medical community."
ABOUT MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Maxim Healthcare Services is a patient-centered organization providing home healthcare, medical-related staffing, and population health and wellness services with more than 250 locations across the United States. With over 25 years of experience in delivering quality patient care, we strive to be a partner, provider, and employer of choice for caregivers, patients, and customers. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has made Maxim one of the most dependable healthcare companies in the industry.
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