President, Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group

  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • , CT

This position has been filled.

Grant Cooper, an Executive Healthcare Search Firm, is seeking a President for Connecticut Children's Specialty Group in Hartford, ConnecticutConnecticut Children’s Specialty Group is a multi-specialty pediatric group practice of nearly 200 physicians in more than 20 pediatric specialty areas. In addition to providing world-class medical care and service to children, its physicians are also faculty members of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, who train aspiring physicians and lead groundbreaking pediatric research to improve children’s health today and in the future. Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center is a nationally recognized, 187-bed not-for-profit children’s hospital serving as the primary teaching hospital for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Named among the best in the nation in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Children’s Hospitals rankings, Connecticut Children’s is the only free-standing children’s hospital in Connecticut that offers comprehensive, world-class health care to children. Our pediatric services are available at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford and at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, with neonatal intensive care units at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut Health Center, along with a state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery center, five specialty care centers and 11 other locations across the state. Connecticut Children’s has a medical staff of nearly 1,100 practicing in more than 30 specialties.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the senior leader is responsible for optimizing the clinical and financial performance, as well as the contribution to Connecticut Children’s organizational goals, strategy, vision, and mission. Must be able to synthesize various priorities of internal constituencies, demands of external stakeholders and customers, and environmental drivers to lead and direct the overall short term direction and long-term focus of the Group.

This requires forming effective working relationships with all formal Group medical leaders, informal Group opinion leaders, and key performers, other Group senior administrative staff and a wide array of Hospital administrative leaders and staff.


  • MD or equivalent degree.
  • MBA preferred.
  • Five or more years of senior administrative experience in an integrated group practice setting.
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