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A Conversation With UMMS Alum Betty Chu, CMO and VPMA of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
Join the medical school, business school, and STEM departments to hear UMMS and Ross alum Dr. Betty Chu -- the Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital -- share stories about her rise to the C-suite framed through lessons learned from her mother.
Dr. Chu will discuss the benefits of being a woman in a male-dominated industry (only 19% of hospital CEOs are women), and the obstacles she’s encountered on her rise to the C-suite. She will also share lessons learned related to negotiating a pay raise and mentorship.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 4, 5-6 PM, with catered reception to follow
WHERE: 4th Floor Rackham Amphitheater
WHO: Dr. Chu received her B.S., M.D. and MBA from the University of Michigan and was named CMO and Vice President of Medical Affairs of Henry Ford West Bloomfield in 2014. She is the former president of the medical staff of Beaumont Hospital, Troy; a former associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester Hills; and a former board member of Beaumont Health System. Currently, Dr. Chu is a board member for the Area Agency on Aging 1B, Health Plus Insurance of Michigan, and the Michigan State Medical Society. She is a recipient of Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40 and the Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce Professional Leadership Awards.
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This event is sponsored by the United Asian American Medical Student Association, Michigan Business Women, Females Excelling More in Math, Engineering, and Science, Women in Science and Engineering, and the American Medical Association.