01 Sep Inside Career Success Show
Denise Brooks-Williams is Senior Vice President/CEO of Henry Ford Health System’s North Market, which includes hospitals and all ambulatory and other operations within southeastern Michigan’s northern counties. In 2013, she joined Henry Ford Health System as president/CEO of Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital. A native of Michigan, Ms. Brooks-Williams received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in health services administration from the University of Michigan. She started her career in healthcare leadership as a management fellow at Mercy Hospital in Detroit. She has been active in numerous professional groups, including serving as president of the National Association of Health Services Executives. She is also past president of the Midwest Chapter of the American College of Healthcare executives. Most recently, formerly she was on the State of Michigan Coronavirus Task Force on Racial Disparities. Listen in to the discussion as we talk about health care, racial disparities, the successes, challenges and inspirations of her career.