Joseph Parra, MD, Orange Park Medical Center's Chief Medical Officer has been appointed to serve as President of the Clay County Medical Society for a 1-year term beginning January 1, 2018.
Dr. Parra has been a part of HCA Healthcare, Orange Park Medical Center's parent organization, for over 15 years. Prior to Orange Park Medical Center he served as the Hospitalist Medical Director at Wesley Medical Center proceeded by 7 years as a hospitalist.
Founded in 1960, the Clay County Medical Society (CCMS) is a professional organization that acts as the voice of physicians in Clay County. The organization exists to extend medical knowledge and advance medical science, elevate the standards of medical education, strive for the enactment, preservation and enforcement of just medical and public health laws, promote friendly relations among doctors of medicine and guard and foster their legitimate interests, enlighten and alert the public, and merit its respect and confidence.