37 recent hospital, health system executive resignations

Several hospital and health system executives have stepped down or announced plans to step down from their positions. 

Here are hospital and health system executive resignations that were reported by Becker's since July 24: 

Note: This list was created Aug. 22 and last updated Nov. 10. Click here for a list of executive resignations in 2023 prior to July 24.

Oct. 12 to Nov. 10

1. Anthony Coleman, DHA, stepped down from his role as president and CEO of Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Jason Kruse, DO, the hospital's chief medical officer, was named interim CEO. 

2. Thomas Burke will be leaving his role as president of Saint Francis Hospital and Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, both part of Trinity Health of New England's Hartford (Conn.) market.

3. Emily Sedgwick, MD, is no longer president and CEO of University Medical Center New Orleans, part of LCMC Health. John Nickens IV was selected as interim CEO of the hospital. 

4. Israel Rocha, CEO of Chicago-based Cook County Health, will leave his role Dec. 1 to serve as president of Kaiser Permanente's Mid-Atlantic states region. Erik Mikaitis, MD, the system's chief quality officer, was named interim CEO. 

5. Mark Rupp, MD, chief of infectious diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, will step down from his leadership role once a successor is named.

6. Gar Atchison plans to step down from his role as market president of UP Health System and CEO of UPHS – Marquette (Mich.) in late November. He has accepted a new position as president and CEO of Petoskey-based McLaren Northern Michigan.

7. Christina Oh is leaving her role as president and CEO of Charleston, S.C.-based Trident Health to become president of Sutter Health's Greater San Francisco market.

8. Scott Lupkas left his role as vice president of investments for Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health after 18 months in the position.

9. Dave Doorn resigned as administrator for Pinedale, Wyo.-based Sublette County Hospital District. Lindsey Bond, who joined the district in January, is listed as interim administrator on the district website

10. Jeremy Tinnerello, MSN, RN, resigned as president of Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, La. Mr. Tinnerello was selected as the new president of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System's Jackson, Miss., market. 

11. Hal Paz, MD, left his role as CEO of Stony Brook (N.Y.) Medicine and executive vice president for health sciences at Stony Brook University. William Wertheim, MD, stepped into the role of interim executive vice president of Stony Brook Medicine. 

12. Clay Holderman stepped down from his role as CEO of West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health. 

July 24 to Oct. 11

1. Pete Delgado, president and CEO of Salinas (Calif.) Valley Health, announced his resignation to workers Oct. 9.

2. Debra Feigin Sukin, PhD, is leaving her roles as executive vice president at Houston Methodist and CEO of Houston Methodist The Woodlands (Texas) Hospital. She has taken a new position as president of Texas Children's, also based in Houston. 

3. Cynthia Sparer will step down as executive vice president of ambulatory services at Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health at the end of 2023. 

4. Conrado Bárzaga, MD, left his role as CEO of Palm Springs, Calif.-based Desert Healthcare District & Foundation. 

5. Larry Butler Jr. resigned as as senior director of facilities at Penn Medicine's Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

6. Jen Alderfer is leaving her role as president of Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Health's Montana and Wyoming Market. 

7. Janie Wade stepped down from her role as CFO of Intermountain Health. The health system named Clay Ashdown as its new CFO.

8. Tom Thompson is stepping down as president and chief operating officer of Porter Medical Center in Middlebury, Vt. 

9. John Doyle left his role as CFO of Middle, Tenn.-based HighPoint Health. 

10. Fernando Petry, DO, stepped down from his post as chief medical officer of Stuart, Fla.-based Cleveland Clinic Martin Health.

11. Jeff Bowman, CEO of Arkansas City, Kan.-based SCK Health since 2018, is leaving the role for health reasons. 

12. Kim Hodgkinson left her role as CFO of Springfield, Ill.-based Hospital Sisters Health System. 

13. Matt Wille left his position as president and CEO of Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Mich.

14. Christopher Soska left his role as chief operating officer of Cleveland Clinic Martin Health.

15. Peter Hahn, MD, resigned as president of the University of Michigan Health-West. 

16. Mark Behl resigned as executive vice president and COO at Milwaukee-based Froedtert Health.

17. Anthony DeFurio resigned as executive vice president and CFO of Charlotte, N.C.-based Advocate Health.

18. Ben Schwartz, MD, is leaving his role as president of the East region of Corewell Health, a system with dual headquarters in Grand Rapids and Southfield, Mich.

19. Terry Treadwell is leaving his role as CEO of Merit Health River Region in Vicksburg, Miss.

20. Mark Sullivan will step down as president and CEO of Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health on Aug. 31.

21. James Dover is stepping down as CEO of Lansing, Mich.-based Sparrow Health System.

22. Gerald Oetzel, CFO of the recently combined Wisconsin-based Bellin Gundersen Health system, resigned from his position, effective Sept. 29.

23. Sam Muse tendered his resignation as CFO of Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska.

24. Gina Temple, PhD, RN, is no longer serving as CEO of HCA Florida Bayonet Point Hospital in Hudson.

25. Michael Gustafson, president of Worcester, Mass.-based UMass Memorial Medical Center, departed from the role.

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