University of Vermont Medical Center Senior Leadership Team


Stephen Leffler, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Stephen Leffler

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

Dr. Leffler began his career at UVM Medical Center as an emergency room physician more than 30 years ago. 

He served as Chief Population Health and Quality Officer for the UVM Health Network from 2017-2019, Chief Medical Officer at UVM Medical Center from 2011-2017; and prior to that, he served as Medical Director of the Emergency Department for several years. Dr. Leffler also has served as a professor of surgery at the UVM College of Medicine, President of the Medical Staff at UVMMC, President of the Vermont Medical Society, and Chair of the OneCare ACO 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 faculty in 1993. He completed his Master's in Health Care Delivery Science at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in 2016. In 2023, Dr. Leffler was named an “Academic Medical Center CEO to Know” by Becker’s Health Care.

Members of the Senior Management Team

Name Title
Stephen Leffler, MD President & Chief Operating Officer, UVM Medical Center
S. Patrick Bender, MD Chief Quality Officer
Mary Broadworth Vice President, Human Resources
Marissa N. Coleman, PsyD Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Isabelle Desjardins, MD Chief Medical Officer
Rebecca Freeman, PhD Network Vice President, Health Informatics
Peg Gagne, MSN, RN Chief Nursing Officer
Lisa Goodrich Vice President, Medical Group Operations
Seth Maynard Network Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Charles Miceli Network Vice President and Chief Supply Chain Officer
Christina Oliver Vice President, Clinical Services
Judith Peek-Lee Chief Financial Officer
Gary Scott Vice President, Hospital Services

Contact Us

Office of the 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