MillicanSolutions, LLC, a retained executive search firm with expertise recognized nationally for its specialization and expertise in recruiting academic physician and executive leaders for complex medical schools, academic medical centers, integrated health systems and children’s hospitals, has been retained by Henry Ford Health System, a $5.7 billion comprehensive, integrated healthcare system with more than 30,000 employees located in Detroit, MI to find a physician executive leader as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Henry Ford Medical Group.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) provides executive leadership for the Medical Group’s clinical services and academics (research and education) throughout the Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), reporting directly to the Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) of the HFHS. The CEO HFMG is responsible to the HFMG Board of Governors and for effectively communicating with the HFHS Board of Trustees on matters pertaining to the HFMG.
The CEO HFMG is also responsible for overseeing the academic mission of the HFMG, including research and education programs, and serves on the HFMG Board of Governors (BOG) and numerous HFHS operational committees. Reporting to this position are the chairs of the clinical and research departments and the medical directors of the specialty centers and clinical service lines.
In partnership with the CCO for HFHS and other senior leaders, the CEO HFMG oversees the development of the health system’s population health and accountable care strategies as HFHS moves forward in the transformation of healthcare from volume-based to value-based reimbursement.
The CEO HFMG will collaborate with system CCO on the development of an academic strategy for the HFMG and HFHS and will be responsible for overseeing the implementation and operation of the resulting programs.
The incumbent must have ten (10) or more years of clinical and executive leadership experience, including responsibility for fiscal and medical staff
The incumbent should demonstrate achievement of a high level of professional accomplishment with experience in academic medicine and a portfolio of educational, research or other scholarly activities to the extent that he/she has attained faculty appointment at the associate/professor rank or the equivalent.
Experience in a large, advanced, complex health system is essential. Experience within an integrated care system that includes multiple hospitals, a pluralistic medical staff, as well as an insurance product is ideal.
A proven track record in improving quality and safety in a complex health system is required. Must be a leader and champion of quality. Significant experience with a proven Quality Improvement System (Lean, Six-Sigma, etc.) is
We would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this opportunity with you in detail or, welcome any candidate recommendations. All inquiries will remain confidential without your prior approval.
Internal Number: HFMG-CEO
About Henry Ford Medical Group
The Henry Ford Medical Group (HFMG) physicians staff Henry Ford Hospital and 30 Henry Ford medical centers, located in Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. HFMG also accounts for a vast majority of the medical staff at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, and many HFMG physicians are on staff at other Henry Ford hospitals. Three of the medical centers provide 24-hour emergency care as well as ambulatory surgery and are primary stroke centers. HFMG trains more than 1,600 doctors and 105 medical students each year and conducts more than $94 million in biomedical research annually. Henry Ford has over 1700 employed physicians.
Founded in 1915 after consultations with physicians at Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Mayo Clinic, the Henry Ford Medical Group has established itself as one of the premier group practices in the nation.