Mark Smith, MD

Board certified in Emergency Medicine, Dr. Smith is the Sr. Vice President and Chief Medical Officer for Henry Ford Health Jackson/ Henry Ford Health and the Chief Executive Officer of the Henry Ford Allegiance Medical Group. He earned his MD at Wayne State University and completed a residency at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University.

After earning his M.D. at Wayne State University, Dr. Smith completed a residency at the Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. Born and raised in Jackson, Dr. Smith is proud to be a leader at his hometown hospital. He invests himself in improving the health and well-being of his neighbors across the region.

Dr. Smith currently serves on the board of the Henry Ford Health + Michigan State University Health Sciences Center (HSC) and is also chair of the HSC clinical committee.

Since coming to Henry Ford Allegiance Health in 2008, Mark Smith, MD, has been a passionate advocate for quality and safety, as well as exceptional patient experiences. He served as Chairman/Medical Director of the HFAH Emergency Services, Hospitalist and Observation Services, beginning in 2008, and was promoted to Vice President of Operations at HFAH in 2016. He, along with Independent Emergency Physicians, has helped transform Emergency Medicine, including HFAH’s verification as a Level II Trauma Center.

In 2017, Mark assumed his current position as Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs & Chief Medical Officer and concurrently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Henry Ford Allegiance Medical Group. Mark partners with medical staff leadership for clinical quality and safety, coordinate various medical groups, and serve as the senior physician leader for the HFAH Executive Council. He also plays a central role in strategic planning and execution, including clinical expansion. Graduate Medical Education, Medical Staff Office, Research & Sponsored Programs, and Trauma Services.

Mark’s memberships in professional organizations reflect his interest in the safety and quality of health care on local, state and national levels. His memberships include Jackson County Medical Society, Michigan State Medical Society, American Medical Association, Michigan College of Emergency Medicine, and American College of Emergency Medicine.


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