Executive Director, University of Michigan Medical Group

Michigan Medicine | Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: July 06, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30930


Executive Director, University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG) and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (SADCA)

The Opportunity

University of Michigan Health has partnered with AMN Leadership Solutions to recruit a newly established Executive Director, University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG) and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs (SADCA), University of Michigan Medical School who possesses system-wide thinking, a clear history of achieving results, a collaborative nature, and a commitment to professional development. This represents an incredible opportunity to join one of the world’s premiere universities. Michigan is recognized as a leader in higher education as evidenced through the outstanding quality of the 19 schools and colleges, internationally recognized faculty, and departments with 275+ degree programs.

The Organization

The University is also home to Michigan Medicine, comprised of the Medical School, its clinical enterprise, the University of Michigan Health (UM-H) and Michigan Health Corp., the legal entity that allows the Academic Medical Center to enter into partnerships, affiliations, joint ventures, and other business activities. Michigan Medicine is an integral component of the University, fully sharing its mission, goals, and responsibilities. Its faculty and staff routinely collaborate with and meaningfully contribute across U-M’s schools and centers, and its culture embraces the University’s values of caring, innovation, inclusion, integrity, and teamwork. The entire U-M community takes immense pride in having a health system routinely ranked among the nation’s very best hospitals, and one that has been recognized as one of the best employers in the nation. While the University’s Board of Regents has delegated to the University of Michigan Health System Board certain responsibilities for the governance of the health system, formal institutional governance, and fiduciary responsibility for all of Michigan Medicine, including UM-H, rests with the University’s Board of Regents.

UM-H is composed of C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, the Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital, University Hospital, University of Michigan Health-West (formerly Metro Health), Frankel Cardiovascular Center, and the University of Michigan Medical Group (UMMG) which currently houses and supports more than 3,000 physicians and 140 clinics at 40 sites throughout Southeastern Michigan. There is also a new 264-bed hospital that is currently being built and scheduled to open in 2025 that will be called the Pavilion at UM-H. There are also multiple and important affiliations with MyMichigan Health, Trinity Health - Michigan, and Sparrow Health System to name several. UM-H currently consists of 1,315 licensed beds, 56,000+ discharges, and 3.0 million outpatient ambulatory visits, total net operating revenues of $5.2 billion and 19,906 FTEs (not including the medical school). Awards include U.S. News and World Report #11 ranking nationally and #1 in Michigan; Leap Frog “A” patient safety ranking; Becker’s Healthcare 150 Great Places to Work; and Nurse Magnet certification. 

The Position

The Executive Director, UMMG, and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, U-M Medical School (ED, SADCA) will be the leader in charge of supporting the clinician workforce and allocating clinical resources from UM-H so that Michigan Medicine can fulfill its overriding mission: to advance health to serve Michigan and the world. The ED, SADCA role continues to evolve as the Enterprise Triad continues to align.

More specifically, the Executive Director, UMMG, and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, U-M Medical School (ED, SADCA) is responsible for leadership and oversight of UMMG, which encompasses the clinical practices of all departments of the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) into a single integrated entity with primary responsibility for the management of health provider resources and clinical care delivery across all sites of care for University of Michigan Health (UM-H). The dual title of this position within both UMMG and UMMS reflects the importance of synergizing the clinical practice and academic mission of UM’s academic medical center. 



  • Eligible for faculty appointment in the University of Michigan Medical School
  • Eligible for medical licensure in Michigan
  • Board-Certified
  • Clinically active


  • A minimum of 10 years of successful progressive leadership of clinical care delivery in a multi-facility academic medicine setting; perhaps with Chair experience or leading a complex practice group.
  • National prominence as physician leader with significant relationships to other influential organizations (e.g., specialty society or ABMS board or NAM (IOM) in at least their specialty area).
  • Experience in professional mentorship and development.
  • Experience in multi-specialty group practice.
  • Practicing physician (MD/DO).
  • Knowledge of and leadership over both inpatient and ambulatory clinical operations is preferred.
  • Proven success in cultural transformation and implementation of strategic plan(s) of health care enterprises.
  • Successful experiences in process improvement methodology.
  • Direct and proven experience with funds flow mechanisms and supporting financial management including provider compensation, capitation management, other payer models, professional liability management, reserve policies and management.
  • History of supporting the development of next generation physician leaders.
  • Experience in a unionized environment preferred.
  • Experience partnering with community-based clinical affiliates, partnerships, and joint venture arrangements.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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