Charged with ensuring the organization's scientific and medical excellence. Act as liaison between doctors and healthcare executives. Ensures patients receive the highest quality treatment possible by hiring, evaluating, and training new physicians. This role is important in hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, health systems and provider networks. In many countries, the CMO role is filled by a senior government official who advises on matters of public health. Also abroad, you'll find Chief Dental Officer (Canada) and Chief Dental Officer (England).