Henry Ford Health System taps new chief clinical officer

Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System named Adnan Munkarah, MD, executive vice president and chief clinical officer.

Dr. Munkarah most recently served as chairman of the obstetrics, gynecology and women's health department as well as CMO of Henry Ford Hospital & Health Network. He is also a research scientist within the public health sciences department and an obstetrics and gynecology professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He has worked at Henry Ford since 2008.

Dr. Munkarah, who completed fellowship training in gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, has published 145-plus peer-reviewed articles and 15 book chapters.

Dr. Munkarah also holds a certified physician executive diploma from the American Association of Physician Executives. In his new role, he will develop and implement strategies to maintain high-quality care delivery and ensure patient safety across the system.

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