• University of Texas – CMIO

    The University of Texas at Austin – Dell Medical School seeks an entrepreneurial and dynamic executive to serve as its inaugural Chief Medical Informatics Officer. This is a unique opportunity to establish the informatics program at UT Austin’s medical center, the first new AAU medical center in 50 years. Joining a team of distinguished leaders who bring best practices and extensive experience from leading, innovative and impactful systems. Together, this team will help chart a new course for medical education, research, and care delivery.

    As part of The University of Texas at Austin, one of the nation’s leading research universities, the Dell Medical School is committed to developing leaders dedicated to transforming health and healthcare while preparing them for a career in medicine transformed by technology. A key aspect of Dell Medical School’s mission includes a focus on improving health and health care for all, but particularly for those most in need. In order to meet this mission, The University of Texas System announced plans for The University of Texas at Austin Medical Center which will start with two new hospitals- a UT Austin specialty hospital the MD Anderson Cancer Center. These facilities will join a growing network of clinics and committed physicians that comprise UT Health Austin (UTHA) and are dedicated to bringing world-class care to Central Texas and beyond.

    This CMIO will initially focus on developing and growing the informatics strategy and function for UTHA’s physician group and ambulatory arm including leading an Epic implementation. Contributions will also be made to the development of the new medical center which has highly ambitious aims for the use of technology in delivering care. The CMIO will serve a critical liaison role between clinicians and technology staff, partners, including UT System Medical Facilities, and vendors to ensure the needs of patients and clinicians are met.

    The ideal candidate will appreciate the multifaceted mission of the organization, have a visionary approach to defining the foundation, structure, and strategic plan, and possess the patience to see their work realized over time. As a leader, the CMIO will be highly collaborative, enjoying the creation of partnerships and navigating through a highly complex, matrixed environment. This individual should demonstrate determination and grit in achieving goals and possess the foresight to shape the future of medical informatics at UT Austin.

    All applications, nominations and inquiries are invited. Please direct all nominations and applications to Hillary Ross and Wendy Kerschner via the WittKieffer Candidate Portal.



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