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Kimberly A. Smith, FACHE

Kimberly A. Smith, managing partner and practice leader, academic medicine and health sciences, applies leadership development, operations, physician relations and staff and patient satisfaction expertise when identifying the right candidates for her clients. Based in the firm’s Boston office, Kim conducts searches for CEOs, COOs, physician leaders and other senior executives on behalf of hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery systems, managed care clients and community and cultural organizations. She has a particular interest in academic health sciences centers, medical centers, medical schools and teaching hospitals.

Kim joined the firm after many years in senior level operations and human resources at Northeast Health System and Beverly Hospital in Beverly, MA. She served as chief operating officer for the Beverly Hospital Hunt Center and was an integral member of the senior management team that positioned Northeast Health as a leader in vertically integrated healthcare systems. Most recently, she was president and CEO of Jewish Memorial Hospital and Rehabilitation Center in Boston where she had executive accountability for the 207-bed, long-term acute care hospital.

Active in the advancement of healthcare leadership and a regular speaker at industry events, Kim is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow (FACHE), and formerly served as president of the Massachusetts Chapter of ACHE. Kim has also served in leadership roles in community organizations. She is the former chair of the Southern Essex Workforce Investment Board and the former co-chair of the North Shore Healthcare Consortium, a collaboration of more than 20 hospitals and higher education institutions.

Kim is the former vice chair and lead director of Witt/Kieffer's board of directors.

Masters, Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
B.A., Political Science and Sociology, cum laude, Western Maryland College, Westminster, MD


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Kimberly A. Smith, FACHE
Managing Partner & Practice Leader, Academic Medicine & Health Sciences
35 Corporate Drive
Suite 290
Burlington, MA 01803
Phone: 781-564-2625
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