A senior physician leader with extensive experience in service line development, strategic planning, physician engagement and quality improvement. Has proven results leading system-wide change in challenging environments. Was a Mayo Foundation Scholar and a recipient of the Mayo Brothers Distinguished Fellowship Award and the Mayo Foundation Burgher Family Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine. Served in several leadership roles and was named a “Top Doc” by Portland Monthly Magazine and served as President of the Oregon Society of Critical Care Medicine and founded and led the Northwest section of the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology. Has published extensively and lectured and presented on numerous healthcare topics. Has national level expertise in healthcare policy, reimbursement and regulatory issues, and has served in national and regional leadership roles for different healthcare and related organizations An award-winning leader in community healthcare, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health serves more than 250,000 patients annually from across West Michigan – and beyond. In addition to its 208-bed hospital, which provides a comprehensive suite of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health has a growing number neighborhood outpatient centers and offices throughout West Michigan, as well as a community clinic for the underserved and student health clinics on the campuses of Grand Valley State University and Aquinas College.
Metro Health – University of Michigan Health
With more than 500 physicians on staff, Metro Health – University of Michigan Health provides a growing number of specialty health services, including cancer treatment, heart and vascular, neurology, pulmonology and others. Many staff physicians are members of the Metro Health Medical Group.
The hospital is committed to promoting health and wellness through the work of the Metro Health Hospital Foundation, Live Healthy community outreach classes and educational programs and more. Visit us www.metrohealth.net, follow us on Twitter @MetroHealthGr and like us on Facebook/MetroHealth.