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Mayo Clinic Names New Health System President

May 28, 2021

Mayo Clinic Names New Health System President

Prathibha Varkey, M.B.B.S., has been named president of Mayo Clinic Health System, effective mid-August.

She will partner with Mary Jo Williamson, chief administrative officer, Mayo Clinic Health System, to lead the strategy and operations of the health system’s 17 hospitals and nearly 50 community clinics across Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Dr. Varkey, who is board-certified in internal medicine and general preventive medicine, previously practiced medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester for 11 years. During her tenure, she also led several initiatives in quality improvement, faculty development and medical education, and managed consumer-facing health care business products. She left Mayo Clinic in 2013 to serve as CEO of Seton Clinical Enterprise in Austin, TX. Since 2016, she has served as president and CEO of Northeast Medical Group within Yale New Haven Health in New Haven, CT. She succeeds Bobbie Gostout, M.D., who retired from Mayo Clinic in December 2020.
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