Strong reappointed CEO of UM Hospitals, Health Centers
Doug Strong was reappointed CEO of University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers, part of University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor. Strong, 59, is set to begin a second five-year term effective Aug. 1. “Our health system has been extremely fortunate to have Doug as part of its team for the past 13 years and as CEO of the Hospitals and Health Centers for the last five,” said Dr. Ora Hirsch Pescovitz, executive vice president for medical affairs for the University of Michigan and CEO of U-M Health System, in a news release. Pescovitz renominated Strong for the position. Strong also recently was elected chairman of the board of the Michigan Health and Hospital Association. The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers is made up of three hospitals and 40 health centers, and partners closely with the faculty group practice of the University of Michigan Medical School, which manages health center operations and includes physicians who care for U-M patients, according to the system. The system plans to open a 1.1 million-square-foot children’s and women’s hospital and outpatient facility in November.