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Joanna Pease

Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals
Assistant Chief Medical Officer, Henry Ford Health System

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Dr. Pease has executive accountability for Medical Education, Medical Affairs, Trauma, Case Management, Utilization Review, Quality and Patient Safety at Macomb. Her administrative responsibilities with the System started in 2007 as Director of Medical Education and Internal Medicine Program Director at Henry Ford Macomb-Warren where she oversaw the integration of the osteopathic residencies between the Warren and Clinton Township residencies.

In 2011, she was named the Regional VPMA/CMO for Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals. In this role, Dr. Pease has restructured the physician leadership team, the quality team and the peer review process to achieve a rigorous physician performance evaluation process and an engaged physician leadership. She has re-designed the critical care structure and the hospitalist structure to enhance outcomes.

As the HFHS Assistant Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Pease chairs the System Multidisciplinary Provider Council and is now developing Clinical Councils to provide integration and best practices across multiple clinical disciplines in the system. She also has accountability for the Centralized Credentialing Office and overseeing best practice physician credentialing and evaluation processes at all the system hospitals.

Dr. Pease is board certified in internal medicine. She earned her medical degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency at Normandy Osteopathic Hospital in St. Louis and then entered private practice in Warren.

Dr. Pease also has been involved in medical education at the national level. She was Chair of the American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine and Bureau of Education; Chair of the Council on Education and Evaluation of the American College of Osteopathic Internists and President of the Board of the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Dr. Pease still serves as a faculty member and preceptor at the Henry Ford Macomb Internal Medicine Residency Clinic in Sterling Heights and is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine.