Dr. Audrey Gregory to succeed Dr. Anthony Tedeschi as Detroit Medical Center CEO

Tony Tedeschi, MD, is retiring as CEO of Detroit Medical Center, effective Jan. 1, according to a DMC news release.

Dr. Tedeschi will assist with the transition of his successor, Audrey Gregory, PhD, RN, through March.

"Tony is a thoughtful leader who made caring for the Detroit community his passion," Saum Sutaria, MD, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare's president and COO, said in the news release. "He has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to our patients and their families and has been instrumental in creating a culture of compassion, safety and quality that our staff and patients expect and deserve. He will be missed, and we wish him all the best in his retirement."

Dr. Tedeschi, a healthcare veteran with more than two decades of operational and clinical leadership experience, joined DMC two years ago from the former Chicago market of Tenet, the owner of DMC.

With Dr. Tedeschi at the helm, DMC expanded its residency program. and opened a six-story, 185,000 square-foot tower at Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, among other accomplishments.

Dr. Gregory is currently president of DMC and CEO of the organization's adult central campus.

Before taking on her current role at DMC, Dr. Gregory worked at Saint Francis Healthcare System in Memphis (Tenn.) as Tenet's market CEO, and CEO of St. Francis Hospital – Memphis.


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