Carl Jean-Baptiste, a partner in the law firm of Gallagher Evelius & Jones, has joined the board of directors of Bon Secours Community Works, effective January 18, 2018.
With nearly twenty years’ experience as in-house counsel for two of the region’s largest health care systems, Carl Jean-Baptiste is a partner in Gallagher’s health law group. He has been extensively involved in issues related to physician affiliations, regulatory compliance, medical staff matters and complex business transactions. As general counsel for a large health system with over $400 million in revenue and more than 2400 employees, Carl oversaw the system’s legal services, contracting, compliance, risk management, government affairs and privacy functions.
From 2011 to 2015, Carl was also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Maryland School of Law, where he developed the curriculum for and taught an advanced seminar entitled: “Business Aspects of Health Care Law.” He served as Chair of the Health Law Section of the Maryland State Bar Association in 2009. He presented to the American Bar Association’s Health Law Summit on “Practical Approaches to the Stark Law” and provides educational seminars on legal issues to hospital executives and physicians.
Bon Secours Community Works (BSCW) works to enrich West Baltimore communities with programs and services that contribute to the long-term economic and social viability of neighborhoods. As a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization, Community Works seeks to further the mission of the Sisters of Bon Secours through housing, health and community development initiatives. A division of Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, BSCW adheres to the Sisters’ commitment to provide good help to area residents.