Get to Know Paul Entler, D.O. Regional Chief Medical Officer

We want to help you get to know our regional and E.W. Sparrow Hospital leaders better. In the next few weeks, we’ll showcase short introduction videos and responses to questions that highlight who these leaders are, where they came from, and what their priorities are as part of the regional and local structure of University of Michigan Health. And you may learn a surprising fact or two about them!

Our next profile is on Regional Chief Medical Officer Paul Entler, D.O. See his video below.

How would you summarize your new position?
Senior executive leadership for safe, high quality clinical care, across the University of Michigan Health non-academic operations. Ensure medical care consistent with the mission and vision of the clinical enterprise through collaboration with the academic medical center and other regional health system leaders.

What are your top three goals for the region or the hospital?

  1. Improving access to care 
  2. Keeping care local to home 
  3. Developing and expanding clinical growth programs in the regions

What is one thing you've learned about Sparrow and/or University of Michigan Health-West that surprised you?
Despite the geographic difference, the strive for excellence in quality and patient safety is similar.

What are you most looking forward to in your new role?
Growth opportunities and working with physicians, APPs, caregivers and leaders across the region and system.

Where is your favorite place in Michigan to vacation?

What book or movie did you last read or watch?
My book, Empowering Minds: Unleashing Transformational Leadership… Unlock the potential in you and those you lead.