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Regional Chief Medical Officer-SSM Health WI
Leadership | SSM Health Wisconsin Regional Office | Madison, WI | Req #: 19004565

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the WI Region of SSM Health is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a highly reliable organization, including a culture of patient safety, a focus on clinical quality, effective medical management, and safety programs across the WI region. This individual is responsible for driving physician engagement while ensuring effective guidelines for quality patient care in both the hospital and clinic environments and ensuring clinical effectiveness through evidence based medicine aligned with system clinical programs and guidelines.

This regional executive reports directly to the SSM Wisconsin Regional President with a dotted line reporting relationship to the SSM Health System CMO. This position offers an experienced executive physician leader the opportunity to work in a highly successful integrated delivery network that is focused on exceptional patient care. The CMO works collaboratively with the Regional Chief Nursing Officer to optimize results on quality initiatives and drive clinical integration across the ministry and participates on regional and system leadership teams.


  • MD/DO degree
  • Board Certification recognized by ABMS or AOBMS
  • Current unrestricted (or ability to obtain) WI Medical license
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a full time practicing physician
  • Minimum of five years in progressively responsible significant leadership roles
  • Experience working in an integrated delivery network
  • MBA/MHA or other related graduate education preferred

The Benefits

Comprehensive benefit package exclusively designed for system leadership immediate vacation time, retirement account with match, salary continuation, and company paid life insurance are just a few of the generous extras above and beyond the standard medical, dental, and vision insurance offerings.

For Immediate Consideration Contact:

Jenny Nichols-Senior Executive and Physician Recruiter

SSM Health Wisconsin

Phone 608.260.3581

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Why SSM Health

At SSM Health, we are driven by a singular Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. It's a higher calling that binds us. Here, we work together, system and providers alike, to heal the body, mind and spirit of our patients. We are united by a shared commitment to serve through faith, humanity, compassionate care and exceptional medicine.

Employment Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement savings plan
  • CME stipends and time
  • Adoption reimbursement
  • And more!

Diversity, Inclusion
and Equality

AAt SSM Health, diversity, inclusion and equality are integral parts of who we are and a reflection of our Mission and values. We believe that workplace diversity is essential to our success. We seek to foster awareness and appreciation of diversity among our patients, employees, physicians, providers, customers and communities.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

Quality of Life


SSM Health and SSM Health Dean Clinic have care centers in cities and communities throughout beautiful and progressive Wisconsin. Enjoy a quality of life that comes with a location known for its idyllic lakes, wooded acres and rolling farmlands. Wisconsin is a state that has long set a standard for good government and citizenship. Whether you’re planning to make a home amidst the backdrop of the high-tech businesses and acclaimed academic institutions in the progressive small city of Madison or within the rolling hills and fresh waters that lead people to the Wisconsin Dells every summer, you’ll find a friendly, affordable and peaceful quality of life that makes Wisconsin among the best states to live in the country.