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WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital appoints new VP of medical affairs

January 31, 2019

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Il Jun Chon, M.D., vice president of medical affairs, WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital.

WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital has appointed Il Jun Chon, M.D., as vice president of medical affairs.

Chon, of Ephrata, previously served as medical director of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital Hospitalist Services and president of the hospital’s medical staff. A hospitalist, he also was a member of WellSpan Internal Medicine.

“Dr. Chon is recognized by his colleagues and patients for his working relationships and patient-centered care,” said Carrie Willetts, senior vice president of WellSpan Health and president of WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital. “He is highly regarded for his medical expertise and has championed numerous quality improvement initiatives at the hospital.”

Chon is a graduate of Tulane University and earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania.

He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

Outside of the hospital, he is a vocalist who sings at weddings and events, as well as at local churches. He and his wife, Joyce, are the parents of three daughters.

About WellSpan Health

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of more than 1,500 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees, and more than 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities.