Chris Green, MD, Appointed Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer at UWHC

Chris Green, MD, has been named senior vice president, Medical Affairs, and chief medical officer (CMO) at UWHC. In these roles, he will report to the UWHC president and CEO, Donna Katen-Bahensy. In addition, he will have a matrix reporting relationship to Jeff Grossman, MD, UWMF president and CEO and SMPH senior associate dean for clinical affairs, and Robert Golden, MD, SMPH dean.

Dr. Green also will hold an SMPH faculty appointment, as well as an administrative appointment as assistant dean for hospital affairs.

This appointment comes after an extensive national search. Green’s new role became effective on Monday, April 2.

Dr. Green has served as interim CMO for the past eight months and is well known across UW Health. Over the past 28 years, he has developed a breadth and depth of experience across UW Health that positions him well for this new career challenge. Professional appointments have included professor of pediatrics, associate chair for clinical affairs for pediatrics, vice chair of pediatrics, interim chair of pediatrics, and medical director. He has served on multiple committees, maintains teaching and clinical responsibilities and is widely published.