Chief Medical Officer, VP
Belma Andrić, MD, MPH is the Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for the Health Care District of Palm Beach County where she is responsible for quality and patient safety across the system. Dr. Andrić is also responsible for the overall medical, administrative and regulatory leadership of the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics and Pharmacies, the District’s Federally Qualified Health Centers. Under her leadership, the clinics have been honored by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) the last four years as a gold-level Health Center Quality Leader, ranking among the top 10% of health centers nationally for clinical quality. Dr. Andrić also oversees operations of the District’s Trauma Agency and Aeromedical Program.
She serves as Chair of the Trauma Quality Improvement Committee for Palm Beach County and is a member of the county’s Sober Home Task Force and EMS Council. She was instrumental in the successful rollout of the county’s first-of-its-kind Addiction Stabilization Unit, a specialized emergency facility designed to curb the opioid epidemic.
She also oversaw the implementation and expansion of an award-winning Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program for patients with substance use disorders that is now a model for the state of Florida. Previously, Dr. Andrić served as the Medical Director of the Lantana Health Center for the Palm Beach County Health Department.
She holds a Doctor of Medicine degree from College of Medicine, University of Novi Sad in Serbia. She received her residency training in Preventive Medicine/Public Health from the Palm Beach County Health Department as well as residency training in surgery from Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach. Dr. Andrić is board certified in preventive medicine and earned a Master of Public Health from Florida International University.