Mercy Health Saint Mary's president resigns

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Hyung Kim, MD, has resigned as president of Mercy Health Saint Mary's in Grand Rapids, Mich., according to MiBiz.

The organization, part of Livonia, Mich.-based Trinity Health, confirmed his departure in a statement to the newspaper March 15. A reason for the resignation was not provided. 

"We appreciate his efforts during his tenure with us over the past two years. A search process for a new president is currently underway to ensure a smooth transition of hospital leadership," the health system said in the statement.

Dr. Kim has served as president of Saint Mary's since May 2019. He previously was a senior associate dean for clinical affairs at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine in East Lansing, Mich. He also was a leader of the healthcare practice at McKinsey & Co., a consultancy firm.

Matthew Biersack, MD, CMO of Saint Mary's, was chosen as interim president.


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