HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Dr. Emily Sedgwick as the new Chief Executive Officer for University Medical Center New Orleans LCMC Health!

After an extensive national search, Dr. Emily Sedgwick was selected as the new CEO for University Medical Center New Orleans LCMC Health.  University Medical Center New Orleans is an Academic Medical Center with 446-licensed bed, Level I Trauma Center and affiliated with LSU Health New Orleans and Tulane University School of Medicine.

Our sincere congratulations to Dr. Emily Sedgwick and University Medical Center New Orleans LCMC Health!

Dr. Emily Sedgwick is an experienced leader in academic and non-academic complex medical systems of both employed and affiliated/non-employed physicians. She is currently Executive Chief Medical Officer for the University of Kentucky hospital system, a $2.98B organization comprised of 4 hospitals and over 12,000 FTEs, serving patients from Kentucky, West Virginia, northern Tennessee, and southern Ohio. With 15 years in healthcare leadership, she has been a leader in non-profit and for-profit hospitals, a multi-specialty physician group, an Accountable Care Organization and a Clinically Integrated Network. She is skilled at leveraging data and interdisciplinary teamwork to realize operational and clinical results aligned with organizational strategy. In 2018, she was recognized as Press Ganey’s National Physician of the Year for her excellence in patient-centered care redesign.

Dr. Emily Sedgwick’s distinguished career spans Academic Medical Centers, For-Profit Community Hospitals and leadership in a large faculty practice plan: 

  • Executive Chief Medical Officer for University of Kentucky Healthcare. 
  • Chief Medical Officer for HCA Houston Medical Center & HCA Houston Healthcare West
  • Chief Quality Officer of Faculty Group Practice & Associate Professor for Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Emily Sedgwick earned her Bachelor’s degree from University of California, as well as her Medical Degree.  Dr. Sedgwick is currently completing her MBA from University of Massachusetts – Amherst and is a Certified Physician Executive, by the American College of Physicians. 

LCMC Health is a New Orleans-based, non-profit health system on a mission: to provide the best possible care for every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond, and to put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way.  LCMC Health offers six hospital locations: Children’s Hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital, New Orleans East, Touro, University Medical Center, and West Jefferson Medical Center.  LCMC Health provides world-class care close to home through a network of urgent care centers and physician practices with 2,800 board-certified physicians.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of LCMC Health & University Medical Center New Orleans, the search was Co-Led by Mike Hartz – CEO and Carol Maxwell – Partner.  We look forward to following the continued success of both Dr. Sedgwick and University Medical Center New Orleans LCMC Health!