Dr. Jacqueline Marecheau named interim chair of obstetrics and gynecology at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Dr. Jaqueline Marecheau, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Marecheau, MD FACOG has been named Acting Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN). In her new role, Dr. Marecheau will oversee the various services provided by the OB/GYN team in order to improve the overall quality of care.

Dr. Marecheau comes to her position with nearly 20 years of experience as a teacher and volunteer assistant. She first joined St. John’s in early 2020 as Director of Quality and Patient Safety for Women’s Health. For the past two years, Dr. Marecheau has led the department with a focus on quality improvement, patient safety, policies and procedures.

“I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jacqueline Marecheau as Acting Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,” said Dr. Donald Morrish, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs . “Her experience and passion for women’s health will benefit the Rockaway community as a whole and I look forward to working with her as we improve the way St. John’s provides care for women.”

Prior to joining St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Dr. Marecheau was a faculty member at Long Island College Hospital (LICH), where she completed her residency training and became the Medical Student Practicum Director. She then spent nine years as a professor at NYU Langone-Brooklyn (formerly Lutheran Medical Center) where she chaired the Quality Assurance Committee for the Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Women’s Health.

The Bronx native received her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Education from the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education (currently known as CUNY Medical School). She received her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn and is board certified in the field of obstetrics and gynecology.

Dr. Marecheau has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the CREOG (Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology), which she received twice. Outside of her career, Dr. Marecheau is a proud wife of 11 years and mother of an 8-year-old son.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital is the only hospital providing emergency and outpatient care to the densely populated, culturally and economically diverse, and medically underserved populations of the Rockaways and Five Towns in southern Queens County and southern -Western Nassau County, New York. Celebrating more than 110 years of community-based care, the 257-bed facility provides people of all faiths with comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and rehabilitative services, regardless of their ability to pay. For more information, visit www.ehs.org.

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