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Joshua D. Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM


Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh, FACP, SFHM, holds a pharmacy degree from the University of Florida, and graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internal medicine residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Subsequently, he worked as a hospitalist for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, where he held the rank of associate professor of medicine, anesthesiology, and radiology. From 2007-16, he also served as an associate program director for the internal medicine residency. Currently, he is the regional chief medical officer for Broward Health Medical Center in Ft. Lauderdale. He is an accomplished speaker on many topics, notably, opioids and controlled substances, point-of-care ultrasound and bedside procedures, and most recently, COVID-19, for which he has dozens of media appearances in print, on radio and television. Outside the hospital, Dr. Lenchus is incredibly involved, serving as a leader in organized medicine at multiple levels, including Past President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Vice President of the House for the Florida Medical Association, past Regent and current Fellow of the American College of Physicians, and Senior Fellow of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He has a passion for health policy having served as a member and leader on national medical public policy committees, and has presented this topic in a variety of venues, from student groups to corporations.