Dr. Tedeschi is a senior-level physician executive with over 20 years of operational and clinical leadership spanning the spectrum of healthcare. He joined DMC as CEO in 2017, after serving as CEO of Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. Prior to his position at Weiss, he was Chief Medical Officer for the Vanguard Health Systems (now Tenet Healthcare) Chicago Market. He served in both roles until January of 2015, when he was appointed CEO of the Chicago Market while continuing as CEO of Weiss. Previously, Dr. Tedeschi was Chief Operating Officer for Cook County Health & Hospitals System, the nation’s third largest public health system.
A board-certified family practice physician, Dr. Tedeschi holds a medical degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and master’s degrees in Business Administration from Northwestern University and in Public Health from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Dr. Tedeschi is a Clinical Instructor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has held volunteer leadership roles for youth sports programs and schools in his community as well as with outreach healthcare organizations working in developing countries.
In all of his administrative roles, Dr. Eadie has successfully managed the complexities of the medical staff; effectively decreased length of stay; improved physician relationships; balanced and generated surplus budgets; and, implemented actions resulting in improved quality measures - all of which have positively impacted the DMC's bottom line.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Eadie has dedicated his time and research to educating the metropolitan community on the devastating effects of obesity. He is the author of two books on the subject: "How to Eat & Live Longer" and "Eating from the Tree of Life." Both publications have garnered him the respect of his fellow medical colleagues and the community.
In addition to writing about healthy eating, Dr. Eadie foundered the DMC 61 Day Health Challenge. The 61 Day Challenge is a health education program that includes: fitness, nutrition, health education and commitment. It's an annual, 61-day focus on healthy lifestyle management. Participants in the challenge are strongly encouraged to adhere to and manage the health challenge. Through this program, hundreds of metropolitan Detroiters are leading healthier lives well beyond the 61-days. Eadie has created tremendous support for the program from community, political, educational and business entities.
Dr. Eadie is a graduate of Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at WSU/Detroit Receiving Hospital in 1998. He is a diplomat of the American board of Emergency Medicine, a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, and a graduate of DMC Leadership Academy and Leadership Detroit.