Newswise — SEATTLE — David Coy, MD, PhD, has been named chief of radiology at Virginia Mason to succeed Lucy Glenn, MD, who recently retired.

Dr. Coy joined Virginia Mason in 2006 after postgraduate training at the University of Washington. At UW, he completed a body imaging fellowship, a diagnostic radiology residency and an internship in the Department of Internal Medicine.

He is certified by the American Board of Radiology and is active in the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology and the Society of Computed Body Tomography & Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

During his 12 years at Virginia Mason, Dr. Coy has been a member of the Physician Growth Council, organizer of the John C. Walker Lecture in Radiology, section head for MRI in the Department of Radiology and a member-at-large on the Medical Staff Committee. He also served as co-program director of the Diagnostic Radiology Residency and is a member of the Pancreatic Cancer Working Group.

He is an accomplished teacher, earning the Resident Teaching Award from the Department of Radiology in 2015 and being named Top Teacher by the Internal Medicine Residency in 2014. He serves on the Content Advisory Panel of the Radiologic Society of North America and has been active on the Residency Match Committee for the Association of Program Directors in Radiology, as well as serving as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee at Virginia Mason.

About Virginia Mason Health System 
Virginia Mason, founded in 1920, is a nonprofit regional health care system based in Seattle that serves the Pacific Northwest. In the Puget Sound region, the system includes 336-bed Virginia Mason Hospital; a primary and specialty care group practice of more than 500 physicians; outpatient medical facilities and services in Seattle, Bainbridge Island, Bellevue, Edmonds, Federal Way, Kirkland, Issaquah and Lynnwood; Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, which trains health care professionals and others from around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management methodology for continually improving quality, safety and efficiency.

Virginia Mason Health System also includes Virginia Mason Memorial, a 226-bed hospital serving Yakima Valley in central Washington since 1950.

Media Contact: 
Gale Robinette 
Media Relations Manager
Virginia Mason Health System 
(206) 341-1509 
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