The Henry Ford Health System, located in southeast Michigan, seeks a dynamic and innovative leader to fill the role of Chair for the Department of Women’s Health Services. Henry Ford Women’s Health Services is a leader and innovator in comprehensive care and education in the fields of general obstetrics and gynecology as well as the various subspecialties including uro-gynecology, gynecologic oncology, minimally invasive gynecology, reproductive endocrinology, maternal-fetal medicine, pediatric/adolescent gynecology and preventive services.
Henry Ford Women’s Health Services is poised to build on its tradition of excellence as the health system continues to expand and evolve in its clinical, teaching and research missions in an era of transformation from volume to value-based health care, population health management, and personalized medicine.
The Chair is a member of the Henry Ford Medical Group, one of nation’s largest and most experienced group practices, with more than 1,200 physicians and researchers in more than 40 specialties. The Chair will have ultimate responsibility for the clinical, educational, research, and fiscal oversight of the department in order to achieve personal and institutional success. The department consists of 40 physicians, 21 midwives, 3 nurse practitioners serving patients at 5 hospitals and 14 medical centers. The academic mission includes Wayne State University medical students, 16 residents, and 3 fellowship programs.
The successful candidate will be board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology, highly regarded in their organization and nationally as effective leader and outstanding clinician. The candidate will also have solid operating and business management experience, preferably within an integrated health system. He or she will have strong communication skills with the ability to form cohesive teams and solid relationships inside and outside departments and organizations.
Interested candidates should submit their letter of interest and curriculum vitae to Manuel Brown, MD, Search Committee Chair, in C/O Nikki Zelman, Senior Physician Recruiter, Henry Ford Medical Group, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please visit henryford.com for more information.
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
Internal Number: WHS Chair
About Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.
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