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.