Mitchell Edgeworth, MBA, serves as the chief executive officer for Vanderbilt University Hospitals and Clinics. With nearly 600 licensed beds, Vanderbilt University Hospital annually serves 40,000 admissions, 60,000 emergency room visits and 40,000 surgeries. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded the No. 1 health care provider in the Nashville region, according U.S. News & World Report’s Best Metro Area rankings. Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Mr. Edgeworth spent three years as regional vice president with Quorum Health Resources overseeing 13 hospitals in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. Prior to that he spent seven years with Tenet Health System, where he served for nearly five years as chief executive officer of the Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake in Dallas. During his service as CEO, he was appointed to the Tenet Council of CEOs, a select group of hospital CEOs charged with providing insight and direction to Tenet’s corporate executives on various operational and strategic initiatives. Mr. Edgeworth, who earned his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, received the Young Alumnus of the Year award from Lipscomb University in 2012 and the Dallas Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” award in 2009.
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Burnout among physicians is becoming a national health crisis. Leadership is needed to address the root causes of this problem and reposition the health care workforce for the future. The authors of this paper---the CEOs of our respective institutions---are committing to do just that.