- University Hospitals has appointed Scott Sasser, MD, FACEP, as Chief Physician Executive and President, University Hospitals Medical Group and University Hospitals Physician Services.
His appointment was effective Aug. 1, 2022, and he reports to Christopher N. Miller, MD, Chief Clinical Officer and President, University Hospitals Clinical Network, who is the Carol and Arthur Anton Endowed Chair for Physician Leadership.
“Dr. Sasser is an accomplished health care system leader. His record of service across the multiple dimensions of our mission is impressive,” said Dr. Miller. “He will enhance the experience of our clinicians and support the success of our UH health system.”
Dr. Sasser joins UH from Prisma Health in South Carolina, an 18-hospital health system where he most recently served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Prisma Health Medical Group (PHMG), the foundational group for the University of South Carolina Schools of Medicine in Greenville and Columbia, S.C., and where he was a Professor of Emergency Medicine.
In his role at UH, he will be a key member of the Enterprise Leadership Team, and will lead the multiple arms of UH’s physician enterprise. He will lead strategic and operational initiatives to include practice management; physician recruitment, retention and leadership development; optimization of contemporary compensation models; access to care; and medical staff services.