The World Health Organization this week elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be its next director-general.
Dr. George Brown is retiring as the longtime president and CEO of Legacy Health, based in Portland, Ore. A successor is expected to be selected by year-end.
Joe Moser, a key architect of Indiana's alternative Medicaid expansion program, has stepped down as the state's Medicaid director. Since his appointment in 2013, he oversaw the care of more than 1.5 million Medicaid and CHIP enrollees.
Genevieve Morris has been named principal deputy national coordinator for health IT at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. She replaces Dr. Vindell Washington.
Califf will become an adviser for Verily Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet Inc., effective June 5.
Ruth Brinkley has resigned as CEO of KentuckyOne Health one week after the struggling health system announced that it is selling its Louisville hospitals to focus on other markets. Long-time Louisville hospital administrator Chuck Neumann will replace her.
Former FDA commisioner Dr. Robert Califf is set to join Verily Life Sciences as an advisor beginning next month.
Dr. Brett Giroir was forced out as the head of Texas A&M Health Science Center after just 18 months. Although he was hailed for efforts to build relationships with the biotech industry, local media reports suggested there was a personality conflict with Texas A&M leadership.
The CEO of Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center resigned last week after faculty accused him of harming the institution's culture and reputation.
Modern Healthcare has a list of promotions and other personnel changes in healthcare this week.
Coming a month and a half after the ONC named a new national coordinator, Genevieve Morris returns to ONC as its principal deputy national coordinator.
Gopal Khanna has been tapped as the new director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.