Chief Medical Officer, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Karlyn B. Paglia, MD, is the CMO at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center. She has also served as director of hospital medicine and chair of the department of medicine. In her role at GWV, Dr. Paglia has focused on patient flow and capacity management. She is also involved with quality and safety initiatives, resource management, resident education, and physician mentoring. Dr. Paglia holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a Doctorate of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College. She completed her internal medicine residency at Christiana Care Health Systems. Dr. Paglia served on the Geisinger Health System Foundation board of directors from 2014 to 2017. In 2016, she was awarded Best in Class and Excellence in Leadership recognition for Geisinger Employee / Physician engagement. Dr. Paglia was also recognized by the American College of Physician Hospitalists for Top 10 Hospitalists 2016.