Marshfield Clinic Health System | Marshfield
Dr. Susan Turney became the first chief executive officer of Marshfield Clinic Health System in 2014. The integrated health system, which serves Wisconsin and Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, has more than 12,000 employees, including 1,600 providers.
The system comprises more than 60 clinic locations, 11 hospitals, a children’s hospital, research institute and a health plan. Its flagship hospital, the 520-bed Marshfield Medical Center, is one of the largest in the state. It is also building a new hospital in Wisconsin Rapids, which is expected to open in the spring.
Previously, Turney was CEO and executive vice president of the Wisconsin Medical Society, during which the society founded the Wisconsin Statewide Health Information Network. Later, she was named president and CEO of MGMA-ACMPE, a national membership association for professional administrators and leaders of medical group practices.
Early in her career, Turney completed her internal medicine residency at Marshfield Clinic and went on to practice there for 22 years and served as chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and medical director of patient financial services.
Turney has served on committees for the National Quality Forum and the American Medical Association.
Education: Bachelor’s, Northland College; M.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison – School of Medicine & Public Health