Lipscomb University and the Nashville Business Journal present the Nashville Business Breakfast featuring special guest, Mitch Edgeworth, Chief Executive Officer of Vanderbilt University Hospitals and Clinics, on Thursday, March 9 from 7-8:30 a.m. at Lipscomb University's Allen Arena. Registration, networking and coffee begins at 6:45 a.m.
Mitch Edgeworth serves as the Chief Executive Officer for Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics. With nearly 600 licensed beds, Vanderbilt University Hospital annually serves 40,000 admissions, 60,000 Emergency Room visits and 40,000 surgeries. Vanderbilt has the only Level 1 Trauma Center and dedicated burn unit in the region. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been awarded the #1 health care provider in the Nashville region according U.S. News & World Report’s Best Metro Area rankings.
Prior to joining Vanderbilt, Mitch spent 3 years as Regional Vice President with Quorum Health Resources overseeing 13 hospitals in Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. He worked in tandem with the hospitals’ on-site leadership teams to help drive long-term success through ongoing quality, financial and operational measurement and improvement.
Edgeworth also spent seven years with Tenet Health System where he served for nearly five years as Chief Executive Officer of Dallas, Texas’ Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake. During his service as CEO, Mitch was appointed to the Tenet Council of CEOs, a select group of hospital CEOs charged with providing insight and direction to Tenet’s corporate executives on various operational and strategic initiatives. Mitch also served as a Director in the Office of the President and CEO for Tenet as well as COO for Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake.
Edgeworth started his healthcare career at Duke University Health System in various positions of increasing responsibility from 1998–2002.
Edgeworth received the Young Alumnus of the Year award from Lipscomb University in 2012 and the Dallas Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” award in 2009. He is also a graduate of Leadership Dallas, Class of 2007. He served on the Board of Directors of The Dallas Arboretum, one of the nation’s top public gardens, and also served on the Advisory Board of the Dallas Coalition to Prevent Childhood Obesity. Edgeworth also served as a Project Advisory Member to the National Patient Safety Foundation from 2005-2006.
Edgeworth received his M.B.A. from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Nashville Business Breakfast is a news-conference style program featuring dynamic leaders speaking about topics with local impact.
Tickets $30 in advance
Tickets $40 at the door
Prices include program and breakfast. There is also free parking for this event.
To register and purchase tickets, call 615.966.6609 or click here.