Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Loyola Medicine Names Shawn P. Vincent President & Chief Executive Officer

MAYWOOD, IL – Loyola Medicine announced today that Shawn P. Vincent will be the new president & chief executive officer of the regional system, effective November 5, 2018. He will also become a member of the Loyola Medicine board of directors at that time.

"For the communities we serve, Shawn is a strong, strategic leader who will continue Loyola Medicine’s commitment to people-centered care," said Marc Schwartz, chair, Loyola Medicine board of directors. "His vision, innovative spirit and partnership will help our colleagues, our clinicians and our ministry advance the growth and compassionate care of our nationally recognized system."

Vincent joins Loyola Medicine from Augusta University Health, where he served as chief operating officer. There, he was responsible for establishing executive vision and strategic direction for the 632-bed academic health center containing a 478-bed adult hospital, a 154-bed children’s hospital, an ambulatory care center with more than 80 outpatient clinics, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital and a 13-county Level I regional trauma center. 

Previously, as vice president for partnerships and international healthcare and strategic affiliations at Augusta University Health, Vincent was responsible for the development of relationships and programs, including hospitals, physicians, clinics, foundations, community leaders, research endeavors, international entities, philanthropic opportunities and branch campus opportunities. Prior to Augusta University Health, he held leadership positions with Hospital Corporation of America, Phymatrix Corporation, Wentz Wellness Centers and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.

“Shawn brings proven leadership to our Ministry and to the people we serve, and we look forward to working with him as he leads Illinois as part of our national system,” said Mike Slubowski, president and chief operating officer of Trinity Health, Loyola Medicine’s parent system. “Thank you to Roger Spoelman for his leadership and steady guidance as interim president and CEO at Loyola Medicine this year.”

Vincent served in the United States Marine Corps and holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Georgia. He also earned a bachelor's degree in business administration, healthcare management, from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C. He is an executive fellow of the Advisory Board Company on Healthcare in Washington, D.C.

Vincent is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has served in leadership positions with several philanthropic organizations, including the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association Heart Ball and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He and his wife, Anna, will be relocating to the Chicago area.

About Loyola Medicine and Trinity Health

Loyola Medicine, a member of Trinity Health, is a quaternary care system based in the western suburbs of Chicago that includes Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, MacNeal Hospital and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services from 1,877 physicians throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUMC is a 547-licensed-bed hospital in Maywood that includes the William G. and Mary A. Ryan Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine, the Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, a Level 1 trauma center, Illinois's largest burn center, a certified comprehensive stroke center and a children’s hospital. Having delivered compassionate care for over 50 years, Loyola also trains the next generation of caregivers through its teaching affiliation with Loyola University Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine and Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. Gottlieb is a 247-licensed-bed community hospital in Melrose Park with 150 physician offices, an adult day care program, the Gottlieb Center for Fitness, the Loyola Center for Metabolic Surgery and Bariatric Care and the Loyola Cancer Care & Research at the Marjorie G. Weinberg Cancer Center at Melrose Park. MacNeal Hospital is a 374-bed teaching hospital in Berwyn with advanced inpatient and outpatient medical, surgical and psychiatric services, advanced diagnostics and treatments. MacNeal has a 12-bed acute rehabilitation unit, a 25-bed inpatient skilled nursing facility, and a 68-bed behavioral health program and community clinics. MacNeal has provided quality, patient-centered care to the near west suburbs since 1919.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic healthcare systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 92 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually. Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $18.3 billion and assets of $26.2 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity employs about 129,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services—ranked by number of visits—in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs.