Soroka gets new director-general

In his last position, Kodesh served as the medical director of Clalit’s southern district.

February 4, 2018 17:47
Soroka gets new director-general

Dr. Shlomi Kadosh . (photo credit: SOROKA MEDICAL CENTER)


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Dr. Shlomi Kodesh has become director-general of Soroka-University Medical Center in Beersheba, replacing the retiring director-general Dr. Ehud Davidson, who took office in 2013.

A 51-year-old resident of Meitar, a town northeast of Beersheba, Kodesh is married to Iris, a pediatrician, and has three children. He is a graduate of Ben-Gurion University’s Faculty of Health Sciences, and has a master’s degree in public health from BGU as well. He is an internal medicine specialist who completed studies in medical informatics at Yale University and previously held a number of senior positions at Clalit Health Services, including as head of the computerized medical records department in the hospital division and as deputy director of Soroka Medical Center.

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In his last position, Kodesh served as the medical director of Clalit’s southern district. He lectures at BGU’s School of Medicine and its department of health systems management.

“Soroka is a leading medical center in Israel with exceptional achievements. Our devoted staff constitute the mainstay of the health system in the Negev. I am proud to have been chosen to lead them,” he said.

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