Mimi Novello, MD, MBA, FACEP

Mimi Novello, MD, MBA, FACEP, is President and Chief Medical Officer of MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital.

Prior to her arrival at MedStar St. Mary’s in 2022, Dr. Novello served in numerous leadership positions at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center including as Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer from 2017 to 2021.

During her 22-year tenure at MedStar Franklin Square, Dr. Novello oversaw quality, safety, and risk management; clinical process improvement; programmatic growth; physician strategic development; Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education; and medical staff relations for the hospital. As the Chief Medical Information Officer, she managed the implementation of Information Technology (IT) applications, including MedConnect, MedStar Health’s electronic health record. Board-certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Novello was also an attending physician in the hospital’s Emergency Department.

Dr. Novello is a graduate of Washington University School of Medicine, completing her internship at Rhode Island Hospital and her residency at Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American College of Physician Executives, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Dr. Novello currently serves as co-chair of the MedStar Health Capacity and Throughput Task Force. the Catholic Charities of Central Maryland Board of Directors, and as a physician representative on the American Hospital Association Region Three Policy Board. For the past two years, she has served on the St. Mary’s County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and the Chesapeake Potomac Healthcare Alliance. She has also served on the Maryland Hospital Association Legislative Affairs Committee for six months. In March, Dr. Novello was named one of The Daily Records Top 100 Women for 2024. She previously served as co-chair of the MedStar Health Home Care Board of Directors.

Dr. Novello has been involved in numerous committees, including the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) Clinical Advisory Group, the Maryland State Telemedicine Clinical Advisory Group task force, the MedStar corporate informatics governance and workgroup committees, co-chair of MedStar Franklin Square’s Informatics Governance Committee, co-chair of the MedStar Franklin Square Meaningful Use Committee, and MedStar Franklin Square physician chair of MedStar Health’s High Reliability Organization Implementation Program.