Johnson named Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and Executive Director, UMMG

December 12, 2016  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership

The U-M board of regents recently appointed Timothy M. Johnson, M.D., Professor of Dermatology, Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and Surgery (Division of Plastic Surgery) as Senior Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs and executive director of the University of Michigan Medical Group.

As the leader of UMMG, Johnson will be responsible for ambulatory care operations, population health management programs, eHealth initiatives, physician workforce planning and more. He will also provide the leadership to create synergies between the clinical enterprise and academic mission.

UMMG includes the multi-disciplinary faculty practice and the UMMG board plays a critical role in governance of UMHS.

Since joining U-M in 1990, Johnson has served as the director of the Multidisciplinary Melanoma Program, division chief of Cutaneous Surgery and Oncology, Mohs Ambulatory Care Unit director, training director of the ACGME fellowship in Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology, and also as the Lewis and Lillian Becker Professor of Dermatology.

He has developed several unique skin cancer programs involving more than 25 departments, divisions, service lines and centers, which are consistently rated the highest in patient satisfaction, employee engagement and patient and referring physician access.

Johnson has also served as an investigator on grants, clinical trials and numerous research activities. His research is focused on integration of data and specimens with experimental models to identify molecular mechanisms of disease; as well as development of evidence-based strategies for better treatment.