Tower Health and Tower Health Medical Group announced Tuesday that Bernard Boulanger, MD, MBA, FACS, will become Executive Vice President and CEO, Provider Enterprise for Tower Health, effective October 31, 2022.
In this role, Dr. Boulanger will provide executive leadership for Tower Health Medical Group, Tower Health Providers, Tower Health at Home, and undergraduate Academic Affairs.
Dr. Boulanger joins Tower Health from MetroHealth in Ohio where he served in a wide range of clinical and executive leadership roles since 2016. Most recently, Dr. Boulanger served as Executive Vice President, Provider Enterprise & Academic Affairs, a role in which he provided executive leadership for a network of more than 1,000 employed providers and 19 clinical department chairs.
He also oversaw undergraduate medical education with Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, as well as leading the MetroHealth Research Institute. Prior to this role, he was Chief Clinical Officer for MetroHealth.
His accomplishments during his tenure at MetroHealth are extensive, and include advancing quality, access, and growth in adult and pediatric clinical service lines; improving financial performance of MetroHealth’s provider enterprise; and creating a leadership culture that improved employee engagement, trust, and diversity and inclusion. Before joining MetroHealth, Dr. Boulanger was a trauma surgeon at University of Kentucky Healthcare, and eventually rose to the become the system’s chief medical officer.
Dr. Boulanger is a graduate of the University of Toronto College of Medicine, where he also completed his residency in General Surgery. He completed a fellowship in Trauma Surgery/Critical Care at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland. He holds an MBA from the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.