John Sinnott, MD, will step down July 1 from his role as chair of the Department of Internal Medicine in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.
Dr. Sinnott will continue service as the James Cullison Professor of Medicine. Harry Van Loveren, MD, chair of the Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair, will serve as the interim chair as a national search for a new chair of Internal Medicine takes place.
Dr. Sinnott leaves behind a legacy as a renowned physician and dynamic teacher and mentor. During his 10-year run as chair of USF Health’s largest department, he has ushered in a culture that has helped the department achieve unprecedented growth and achievement. Three internal medicine divisions are nationally ranked among the top 50 for Tampa General Hospital by U.S. News and World Report. The department has accumulated $46.4 million in NIH funding, placing them 35th nationally by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.
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