Nineteen-year health care veteran and Chief of Staff and Vice President of Strategic Planning for Morehouse School of Medicine moves to Michigan
The Detroit Medical Center (DMC) has named Paula R. Autry, FACHE, CEO, DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital effective June 30. Autry currently serves as Chief of Staff and Vice President of Strategic Planning for Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. She will bring more than 19 years of expert experience to her new role having formerly served as President of Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Autry replaces former Sinai-Grace Hospital CEO Dr. Reginald Eadie, who now holds the position of CEO of DMC Harper/Hutzel Hospital.
"I interviewed some amazing candidates who came from all across the country for this unique position," said DMC CEO Joe Mullany. "We are fortunate to welcome Paula to our team. Her proven track record of performance excellence will prove to be exactly what Sinai-Grace needs as it continues to expand its business in northwest Detroit."
Autry has a track record of developing and leading operational improvements in non-profit, academic and faith-based health care organizations. She has demonstrated success in setting and attaining system-wide goals and objectives and improving staff accountability. Autry will lead Sinai-Grace's hospital operations, planning and financial performance. She will work closely with hospital leadership to propel the hospital forward in accordance to its mission.
Autry earned a bachelor's in pre-medicine at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind. and an MBA and MHA at the Tulane University, New Orleans, La.