Chief Academic Officer
The Chief Academic Officer will serve as system leader for all operational aspects of graduate/undergraduate medical education, global health, and research programs, including academic partnerships and affiliations. Reporting to the system’s Chief Executive Officer, the CAO will lead a dedicated team and have oversight of the infrastructure to support the academic mission using multiple inputs to drive performance, creating clinical learning environments to model a culture of collaboration and shared purpose.
The Ideal Candidate
The successful candidate must be a highly visible leader with the ability to inspire, challenge and motivate others to achieve common goals within a highly complex, matrix organization. The CAO must have experience leading large-scale organizational change initiatives; skilled in innovation and data-driven performance improvement and process redesign. Attributes include:
- MD/DO degree and ability to obtain licenses to practice in CT and NY
- More than years’ experience in healthcare management and/or medical education leadership in an academic medical center
- More than ten years of direct clinical experience
Nuvance Health is a patient-centered academic health system with seven hospitals, $2.5B in revenues, more than 2,600 aligned physicians, and 11,000 employees, serving more than 1.5 million residents across western Connecticut and the Hudson River Valley. In partnership with the University of Vermont, Nuvance currently trains 340 residents and fellows in 15 residency program and 5 fellowship programs. The system continues to grow services and build new facilities while progressing in post-merger integration efforts.
This search is being led by the Executive and Physician Leadership Search Group of AMN Leadership Solutions, a division of AMN Healthcare. AMN Healthcare is the leader and innovator in total talent solutions for healthcare organizations across the nation.