Great Co-Workers: George Garrow, MD

George Garrow, MD, Chief Executive Officer
Primary Health Network, Sharon, Pa.

Dr. George Garrow came to Primary Health Network as the chief medical officer in 2016 after serving as director of medical oncology at Sharon Regional Health System.

As an oncologist, Garrow was recognized for his work and compassion in patient care and received the American Cancer Society’s Fellow Award. As CEO, he believes that accessibility and transparency are critical to building a successful team. Because of this, within the first 90 days of serving as CEO, he committed to hosting leadership rounds for PHN’s growing workforce of 650 employees across 50 health center sites.

Garrow has pledged to create a healthy workplace that incorporates and embraces a culture of caring and to promote meaningful engagement and collaboration, and to perfect systems that ensure the physical and psychological health of employees. Initiatives include uniting employees through yoga sessions, which are led by Dr. Garrow; spirit days; and participation in surveys and training.

Nominated by Sara Rupp