PITTSBURGH, May 8, 2014 -- UPMC today announced the appointment of Leslie C. Davis as President of its Hospital and Community Services Division.
Ms. Davis succeeds Elizabeth B. Concordia, who recently was recruited to become the CEO of the University of Colorado Health System.
In her new role, Ms. Davis will be responsible for leading UPMC’s patient care enterprise, which includes 20 hospitals, 17 senior community facilities, and a comprehensive array of clinical specialty service lines, and pre- and post-acute services such as senior living, rehabilitation and home care.
Ms. Davis has more than 30 years of experience in health care, with particular emphasis on operations and developing businesses and services. Most recently, she has served as president of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC since 2004.
“Leslie brings to the position an in-depth understanding of UPMC’s continuing transformation to a leading integrated health care delivery system,” said Jeffrey A. Romoff, president and CEO, UPMC. “Leslie has an unwavering commitment to ensure that UPMC continues providing world-class care in all of the communities we serve while supporting our academic mission.”
Prior to joining UPMC, she was president of Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, part of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. A native of Long Island, NY, Ms. Davis began her career at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NY. She subsequently spent 13 years with Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia in positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president, clinical affiliations/ambulatory programs. She also served as chief operating officer of Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia before joining the University of Pennsylvania Health System, where she eventually became chief marketing and planning officer. She joined Tenet Pennsylvania in 2002.
A graduate of the University of South Florida, Ms. Davis earned a master’s degree in business education from Harvard University.