Linda Larin, M.B.A., FACHE named chief operating officer for UH/CVC

September 14, 2021  //  FOUND IN: Strategy & Leadership
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Linda Larin, M.B.A., FACHE, will serve as the next chief operating officer for University Hospital and the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, effective Sept. 1. 

As the chief operating officer for UH/CVC, Larin will have responsibility for providing strategic leadership and operational management for all administrative matters in the UH/CVC, in partnership with the chief clinical officer and chief nursing officer, integrating the Michigan Medicine values and principles with a focus on patient and family centered care.   

Larin has served as the interim chief operating officer for UH/CVC since February 2020. Prior to this role, she served as the associate chief operating officer, Cardiovascular and Neurosciences Programs, and as the chief administrative officer, Frankel Cardiovascular Center.

Larin is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and in 2015 she was named the Healthcare Executive of the Year by the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA). In 2013, Larin published the health care management book Inspired to Change: Improving Patient Care One Story at a Time. An endowed administrative fellowship was established in her name (Linda R. Larin Fellowship Fund) by a donor in 2015 to recognize her accomplishments and contributions to patient and family centered care. 

Larin has been at U-M for 38 years and has held progressively responsible administrative positions within basic science research, hospital finance, department clinical operations and hospital operations.  

Please congratulating Larin in her new role!