HackensackUMC promotes Dr. Ihor Sawczuk to president: 5 things to know

Hackensack (N.J.) University Medical Center has named Ihor Sawczuk, MD, president.

Here are five things to know about Dr. Sawczuk.

1. He will take on his new role April 4.

2. He currently serves as an executive vice president and CMO of HackensackUMC.

3. He began his time with HackensackUMC in 2001 as chairman of the urology department.

4. Previously, Dr. Sawczuk was chief academic officer at Hackensack. As chief academic officer, he had a leadership role in the creation of the upcoming school of medicine with Seton Hall University in South Orange, N.J., and the oversight of HackensackUMC's affiliation agreements with Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., and Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J.

5. Hackensack University Health Network CEO and President Robert Garrett, who has held both the health network and medical center CEO and president positions, will continue in his role at Hackensack University Health Network, and ultimately, of Hackensack Meridian Health, once the merger between New Jersey-based Meridian Health and Hackensack University Health Network is complete.


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