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Thomas McGue

Thomas E. McGue



  • Chief Medical Officer Newport Hospital, Commanding Officer Naval Health Care Great Lakes, Deputy Commander Education and Training, Director of Clinical Services, and Department Head positions in addition to multiple clinical roles.
  • Expertise in hospital and ambulatory care, healthcare system operations, Telehealth, performance improvement, and leadership development.

Dr. McGue is a Certified Yellow Belt. With this designation, he supports The Joint Commission’s activities associated with establishing and sustaining a Robust Process Improvement® (RPI®) culture. As a Certified Yellow Belt, he is trained in the foundational concepts and tools of problem solving and makes improvements to better meet customer expectations and organization objectives.

Professional Experience

  • Newport Hospital, Vice President of Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer, Newport, RI, USA
  • Command Leadership School, Executive Officer/Instructor, United States Navy, Newport, RI, USA
  • Naval Health Clinic Great Lakes/Captain James Lovell Federal Health Care Center, Commanding Officer, North Chicago, IL, USA
  • Naval Medical Education and Training Command, Deputy Commander, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Naval Health Care New England, Director of Clinical Services, Newport, RI, USA
  • Groton Naval Hospital, Director of Clinical Services, Groton, CT, USA
  • Amphibious Group 2, Amphibious Group 2 Surgeon, Little Creek, VA, USA
  • Multiple sites as Family Medicine physician in Jacksonville FL, Newport RI, Tiverton RI, and Fall River MA, USA

Professional Affiliations or Certifications

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine (FAAFP)
  • American College of Healthcare Executives
  • Board of Governors Newport Hospital
  • Board Certified Family Medicine 1982/1989/1996/2002/2009/2018
  • RPI Certified Yellow Belt, The Joint Commission


  • Bachelors of Science, Michigan Technological University, Houghton MI, USA
  • Doctor of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Diploma in Strategy and Policy, Naval War College, Newport, RI, USA
  • Certificate in Advanced Health Care Administration, Interagency Institute for Federal Health Care Executives, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington DC, USA
  • Certificates in Chemical Warfare and Emergency Management and Nuclear, Radiologic, and High Yield Explosives, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, USA
  • Certificates of Completion, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA, ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700, ICS 701, San Antonio TX, USA
  • Graduate certificate Clinical Informatics, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA