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Introducing key leaders at Aurora Medical Center in Summit

Fran Finley, Chief Administrative Officer

Fran FinleyFran began her new role as chief administrative officer of Aurora Medical Center in Summit in January 2009 with a proven track record of working with physician leadership to develop a highly regarded medical staff, and comprehensive programs and services to meet the growing health care needs of the community. Since joining Aurora Health Care in February 2003, Fran has served as vice president and chief administrative officer of Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh with responsibility for financial accountability and oversight of daily operations. She was instrumental to the opening of the Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh. She oversaw the hiring of staff and management team, prepared all required policies, processes and procedures to meet regulatory requirements, and developed community support for the new medical center. Under Fran's leadership, the Aurora Medical Center in Oshkosh received several honors.

Prior to joining Aurora, Fran was with the Charleston Area Medical Center Health System Inc., where she gained progressive leadership experience in various positions, including as neuroscience program director, administrator for neurosciences, vice president for neurological, orthopedic and trauma services (later to include women and children's services), and as administrator and vice president of Charleston Area Medical Center General Hospital.

Fran brings a rich blend of academic knowledge and leadership experience to the new medical center. Fran completed a Doctor of Health Administration from Central Michigan University in 2005. She holds a master's degree in health care administration from Washington University in St. Louis, M., and a bachelor's degree in administrative management from Southwest Missouri State University.

Jean Beaudette, Director of Nursing Services/Chief Nurse Executive

Jean BeaudetteIn August 2009, Jean Beaudette began her new role as director of nursing services/chief nurse executive for Aurora Medical Center in Summit. Jean knows what it takes to deliver exceptional care. Jean, a registered nurse, has served as director of patient care services and chief nurse executive at Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center since 2007. She has a proven track record of working with medical staff, nursing staff and other caregivers to develop exceptional patient experiences.

Prior to joining Aurora, Jean was with Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital in Commerce, Mich., where she gained progressive leadership experience in various positions, including as project coordinator in charge of implementing the hospital's patient care delivery model, administrative director of nursing operations and emergency services, and as interim vice president of patient care services. In total, Jean has 32 years of experience in nursing care and leadership.


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