In the past year, DG&A announced four placements with Vanguard Health Systems. Most recently, Vanguard Health Systems (VHS) retained David Gomez & Associates (DG&A) once again to find a Vice President of Physician Alignment for the Chicago Market.
DG&A was brought on by VHS to find a VP of Physician Alignment and filled the position within 60 days with Robyn Parker who was previously the Vice President of Business Development for Advocate Medical Group in Chicago, IL.
At Advocate, Robyn was responsible for facilitating strategic planning and growth initiatives and recruiting and acquiring physicians/practices. Parker consistently delivered impressive results, whether it be creating and directing recruitment and acquisition teams responsible for all physician/physician assistant/nurse practitioner hires or increasing Advocate’s Associate Giving Campaign participation by 19% and associate giving by 160%.
As the VP of Physician Alignment, Robyn will be responsible for developing and strengthening physician relationships with VHS Chicago. She will plan and direct a program of physician affiliation and employment to increase physician alignment consistent with the regional strategic plan. Robyn will be responsible for sourcing physicians, creating relationships with office staff and physicians in the various locations and in driving their strategic initiatives to make VHS a more attractive place for physicians to practice. She will lead the market in outreach to physicians interface daily with those in the hospitals who are doing this outreach with physicians on staff.
Robyn received her Masters of Public Health in Health Behavior & Health Education at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse in LaCrosse, WI. Robyn’s strong educational background combined with her demonstrated comprehensive knowledge of health care business development and strategic planning/marketing and highly developed communication and organizational skills will allow her to drive the Vanguard strategy for physician partnership and manage physician recruiters while leading and managing the VHS sales team.
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