Dan Lundergan, MHA, Chief Operating Officer at University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer. He has served as interim CEO since February and steps into the official role beginning immediately.
Lundergan will oversee U of U Health's five hospitals and 12 community clinics as well as the nearly 14,000 employees who work in the clinical system.
"With more than 40 years of experience, expertise, and success leading throughout our organization, I can't think of anyone more qualified to lead our health care system going forward," said Michael L. Good, M.D., Senior Vice President for Health Sciences, Executive Dean of the School of Medicine, and CEO of U of U Health. "Dan brings a proven track record of excellence. He has earned the trust and respect of our team of teams during the many years he has served our organization. We are fortunate to have him in this key leadership role at such a critical time."