CANANDIAGUA, NY Carlos R. Ortiz, MD, Senior Vice President of Medical Services for Thompson Health, and Medical Director of F.F. Thompson Hospital is adding several new areas to his current responsibilities. Dr. Ortiz will now be overseeing the Emergency Department physicians and physician’s assistants, the Sands Cancer Center and Thompson Health’s emergency preparedness initiatives. Dr. Ortiz joined Thompson Health in April, formerly from the Highland Hospital Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, the Mary M. Parkes Asthma Center, and the Sleep Disorders Center of the Finger Lakes. Dr. Ortiz is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry, a member of the American College of Chest Physicians and is the College upcoming chairman of the Cultural Diversity Network.