Mary Ann Smokler
Medical Staff Development
Ms. Smokler serves as Vice President of Medical Staff Development, overseeing every aspect of the physician recruitment process from initial strategic planning to contract negotiations and onboarding. Her career includes 24 years of hospital and health system experience, encompassing medical staff planning, physician recruitment and retention, physician relations, medical practice start-up, and healthcare marketing. Prior to joining RegionalCare, Ms. Smokler served as a senior officer of medical staff development for two national hospital corporations as well as a leading, nonprofit healthcare system in Tennessee. During her tenure, she has successfully recruited more than 500 physicians, primarily to rural and suburban areas. Ms. Smokler is a graduate of Vanderbilt University.