University of Vermont Medical Center Senior Leadership Team

Interim President and Chief Operating Officer, Stephen Leffler, MD

Dr. Stephen Leffler  

Stephen Leffler, MD, is Interim President and Chief Operating Officer of The University of Vermont Medical Center.  

Stephen Leffler, MD, was appointed Interim President of UVM Medical Center effective June 1, 2019. He has worked at UVM Medical Center as an emergency room physician for more than 25 years and is a professor of surgery at the UVM College of Medicine. Dr. Leffler has worn many hats at UVM Medical Center and UVM Health Network during his career. He served as Chief Population Health and Quality Officer for UVMHN from 2017-2019, he served as Chief Medical Officer at UVMMC from 2011-2017; and prior to that, he served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department at the UVMMC for several years. He also has served as President of the Medical Staff at UVMMC, President of the Vermont Medical Society, and currently serves as Chair of the ONE Care Board. He received his medical degree from the UVM College of Medicine and completed residency training in emergency medicine at the University of New Mexico before joining the UVM/Fletcher Allen faculty in 1993. He completed his Master’s in Health Care Delivery Science at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2016.

Members of the Senior Management Team

Name Title
Stephen Leffler, MD Interim President & Chief Operating Officer, UVM Medical Center
Claude Deschamps, MD President and Chief Executive Officer, The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group; Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at The University of Vermont
Rick Vincent Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The University of Vermont Medical Center and The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group
Kate FitzPatrick, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Chief Nursing Officer, The University of Vermont Medical Center; Associate Dean for Interprofessional Practice, The University of Vermont College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Dawn LeBaron Vice President, Hospital Services
Isabelle Desjardins, MD Chief Medical Officer
Laurie Gunn Chief Administrative & Experience Officer
Christina Oliver Vice President, Clinical Services
Charles Miceli Network Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Bonita Brodt Network Vice President, Communications and Engagement Strategies
Kevin McAteer Chief Development Officer
Doug Gentile, MD Network Chief Medical Information Officer
Lisa Goodrich Vice President, Medical Group Operations
James Ulager, MD Associate Vice President, Clinical Operations, The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group
Cheung Wong, MD Associate Vice President, Clinical Affairs, The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group
Rebecca Freeman, PhD Interim Chief Nursing Informatics Officer

Contact Us

Office of the Interim President
Medical Center Campus
Patrick, Level 3
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-847-5959
Fax: 802-555-2323
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm