Michael Herbert, Senior Vice President and Executive Director, Beaumont Physician Partners

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Michael Herbert is senior vice president and executive director of Beaumont Physician Partners. He is responsible for the internal practice plan of employed physicians; developing, implementing and monitoring Beaumont's physician-hospital strategic plan; managing the process and metrics for clinical integration between Beaumont's hospitals, outpatient care sites  and physician practices; and supporting faculty recruitment and retention, and growth in Beaumont's clinical services.

Herbert came to Beaumont in 2011 from the Physicians’ Practice Group in Augusta, Georgia, where he served as interim president and chief executive officer and also as executive associate dean of Administration for the Medical College of Georgia. He was responsible for the operations of a 350-physician, multispecialty group practice and for the administration of one of the oldest medical schools in the south, with 195 students. He coordinated the establishment of a branch campus of MCG, in conjunction with the University of Georgia in Athens, and residential campuses for third and fourth-year students in Albany, Rome and Savannah.

Before working in Georgia, Herbert served as associate dean for Administration for the Wayne State University School of Medicine, the largest single-campus medical school in the United States. He formed University Physician Group, the 750-member, multispecialty faculty practice of WSU. From 1991-1998, he was associate director, Surgical Services, at the University of Michigan Hospitals, and the director of Administration of the Department of Surgery at the University of Michigan Medical School. In addition, he has served as interim director of the Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center and associate deputy regional director of 43 hospitals in the VA’s Central Region.

Herbert is a member of the board of managers of Beaumont United Care Partners and a member of the Medical Group Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives. 

He received a Bachelor of Arts in political science and a Master of Arts history from the University of Vermont. He is also a graduate of the Executive Development program of the Department of Veterans Affairs.