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May 24, 2023

Dr. Mira Iliescu-Levine Joins ThedaCare as Chief Medical Officer of Network Development and Innovation

Supporting Quality Care and Collaboration

ThedaCare leaders are pleased to announce Mira Iliescu-Levine, MD, FACCP, will join the organization as Chief Medical Officer of Network Development and Innovation. In this role, Dr. Iliescu-Levine will lead the continued development of an expanded, highly-integrated provider and facility network at ThedaCare. She will work to advance care delivery for patients and families of Northeast and Central Wisconsin, while supporting ThedaCare’s mission of improving the health and well-being of communities served.

“I am looking forward to joining ThedaCare which has a long-standing history of delivering comprehensive, quality care for the region,” said Dr. Iliescu-Levine. “I am eager to work in collaboration with clinical and operational leaders to support the quality care provided by ThedaCare team members every day.”

Dr. Iliescu-Levine was born in Bucharest, Romania, where she notes that she was fortunate to be surrounded by very talented, strong-minded women who supported her career and determination. Her undergraduate studies were completed at Carol Davila University of Medicine in Bucharest, Romania. She holds a Certified Physician Leadership Certification from the American Association of Physician Leaders (AAPL), as well as earned a Physician Leadership Certification, completed an Internal Medicine Residency and Pulmonary-Critical Care Fellowship through Chicago Medical School.

“Dr. Iliescu-Levine brings significant experience to ThedaCare, and has a vision for helping improve our process and care delivery to better serve our patients and families,” said Mark Cockley, MD, ThedaCare Chief Clinical Officer and President of the ThedaCare Health Network. “We look forward to her new ideas and collaborative approach to continue to advance health care for our communities.”

Before joining ThedaCare, Dr. Iliescu-Levine held various leadership roles with AMITA and Ascension, specifically in TeleICU/Tele Health Services. She has also worked for Sinai Health System holding various leadership positions including Chief Medical Officer, Chair of Department of Internal Medicine and President of Medical Staff. In addition to her work, Dr. Iliescu-Levine is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Chicago Medical School. She is a member of the American Medical Association and an Affiliate Fellow with the American College of Chest Physicians.

Dr. Iliescu-Levine will begin her role at ThedaCare on May 30, 2023.

About ThedaCare

For more than 110 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to improving the health and well-being of the communities it serves in Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The organization delivers care to more than 650,000 residents in 17 counties and employs approximately 7,000 providers and team members. ThedaCare has 180 points of care, including eight hospitals. As an organization committed to being a leader in Population Health, team members are dedicated to empowering people to live their unique, best lives. ThedaCare also partners with communities to understand needs, finding solutions together, and encouraging health awareness and action. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts about a patient’s care. ThedaCare is proud to partner with Children’s Wisconsin and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network to enhance convenient access to the most advanced levels of specialty care. ThedaCare is a not-for-profit health system with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs, as well as primary care.

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