Elizabeth (Beth) Frye, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chief of Operations & Of Counsel, brings a unique combination of proven operational and performance improvement skills, along with more than 20 years of physician leadership experience in primary and specialty care in both academic medicine and community hospitals. Beth’s search practice focuses on integrating physicians into the leadership roles of hospitals, health systems and integrated group practices. This includes identifying CEOs, CMOs, deans and other senior executives for these healthcare organizations. As the former senior vice president and medical director of ambulatory services at Loyola University Health System (LUHS) in Maywood, IL, Beth served as a member of the LUHS executive team and was responsible for operations for the system’s large multispecialty and primary care physician practices. At LUHS, she was also responsible for the employed primary care physician network.
Beth has also provided consultative services on medical staff realignment opportunities to community hospitals in the greater Chicago area. During her time in academic medicine, Beth played integral roles in undergraduate and graduate medical education. She was the Program Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at LUHS and chaired one of the subcommittees for the Stritch School of Medicine on undergraduate medical education curricular redesign.
Beth completed her post-graduate training at the University of California in Irvine where she was Chief Resident and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also a Fellow in the American College of Physicians.