Kalchik becomes new president of Sault Medical Center on July 1 – Lake Superior News


SAULT STE MARIE, MICHIGAN ~~~~~May 26, 2022 (LSNews) MyMichigan Health announces that Kevin Kalchik, CPA, has been named president of MyMichigan Medical Center Sault effective Friday, July 1, 2022. Kalchik joined the Medical Center in 2004 as chief financial officer and currently serves as chairman of the board of directors of the Community Health Access Coalition (CHAC). He resides in Sault Ste. Mary with her family.

The Medical Center’s current president and CEO, David Jahn, is retiring after 16 years with the organization. Under Jahn’s leadership, the organization experienced growth and improvements in quality and financial sustainability. Jahn led the medical center to become a High Reliability Organization (HRO) while working diligently to expand specialty services in Sault Ste. Married. Under Jahn’s leadership, the medical center added a new emergency department, got a surgical robot, added a cancer care center, and affiliated with MyMichigan Health.

In a communication to all staff earlier this week, Jahn shared “My retirement plans have been developed over the past two years and I am confident that Mr. Kalchik is ready to lead MyMichigan Medical Center Sault,” Jahn said. . “My departure from the medical center is a bit bittersweet. While I’m looking forward to retirement, I’m also sad to leave such a great team. I know that MyMichigan Medical Center Sault will continue to provide high quality care to our community.

Kalchik values ​​Jahn’s leadership and preparation for his new role. “David has been my mentor for the past 16 years and I learned a lot from him to prepare for my new role,” Kalchik said. “I’m ready to transition and lead MyMichigan Medical Center Sault through our exciting, long-into-the-future integration process.”

Those interested in learning more about MyMichigan Medical Center Sault can visit www.mymichigan.org/sault.

MyMichigan Health, a nonprofit healthcare system headquartered in Midland, Michigan, is a leader in providing high-quality, award-winning care to the 25-county region it serves. With medical centers in Alma, Alpena, Clare, Gladwin, Midland, Mt. Pleasant, Sault Ste. Marie and West Branch, MyMichigan also has affiliations with medical centers in St. Ignace and Mackinac Island. MyMichigan Health provides a full continuum of care in a wide range of settings, including urgent care centers, home health, virtual care, as well as physician offices in more than 30 specialties and subspecialties, including cardiology, family medicine, hematology/oncology, neurosciences, orthopedics, pediatrics, vascular surgery, etc. MyMichigan Health demonstrates its commitment to the future of medicine by partnering with leading institutions to offer medical education programs that train medical students, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistant students, students in nursing and other clinical experts for our region. Its more than 8,800 employees, volunteers, healthcare providers and other staff work together to create healthy communities through solutions designed to meet the ever-changing needs of the 981,000 residents of the 25-county service area. of the health system. In fiscal year 2021,

MyMichigan Health provided $78 million in community benefits and supported its patients and families with new equipment, services and programs with funds raised by the MyMichigan Health Foundation. www.mymichigan.org

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