UnityPoint Health® – Trinity is pleased to announce Toyosi Olutade, MD has accepted the role of Chief Medical Officer for UnityPoint Health – Trinity. Dr. Olutade, an experienced and respected physician leader, will assume day-to-day executive leadership duties, effective immediately. Dr. Olutade, a board-certified physician and Certified Physician Executive (CPE), most recently served as interim Chief Medical Officer and has been director of the organization’s hospitalist program since 2014.
“On behalf of UnityPoint Health – Trinity, I am excited to announce Dr. Toyosi Olutade as our new Chief Medical Officer,” says Robert J. Erickson, President & CEO, UnityPoint Health – Trinity. “Dr. Olutade is a respected leader amongst our medical staff and he’s always the first person to step up and help in any way possible, especially during these challenging times. He always puts our patients and community first, and their best interests are his driving motivation. Dr. Olutade’s strong leadership skills and healthcare background make him the perfect leader to fill this role.”
In his new role, Dr. Olutade will continue his physician responsibilities with oversight of the hospitalist program and will also provide leadership for UnityPoint Health – Trinity’s care management program, medical director group, physician services department, medical staff office, clinical informatics department, and quality and accreditation and infection control programs.
“I am honored to continue my physician and executive leadership duties at UnityPoint Health – Trinity on a permanent basis. This opportunity aligns with my passion to positively impact the health of our patients and communities. I want to thank the organization for its continued commitment to quality health care and innovation to provide the people we serve the best care possible,” says Toyosi Olutade, MD, Chief Medical Officer, UnityPoint Health – Trinity.
Dr. Olutade joined UnityPoint Health – Trinity in 2011 as an internist before accepting a hospitalist role in 2013. Dr. Olutade became Hospitalist Medical Director in 2014 and served as interim Medical Director for Hospice and Palliative Care for UnityPoint at Home from 2016 to 2018. Dr. Olutade is licensed to practice medicine in Iowa and Illinois and serves on a number of regional and system medical leadership committees, including the Medical Staff Performance Improvement Committee and the Regional Leadership Group for UnityPoint Health Accountable Care.
Dr. Olutade received his medical degree with honors from Rostov State Medical University in Russia, conducted his Internal Medicine Residency training at Saint Barnabas Health System, received his CPE from the American Association for Physician Leaders, and was selected to participate in the Physician Leadership Academy for UnityPoint Health.
To learn more about UnityPoint Health – Trinity, visit unitypoint.org.
This story originally appeared on the Voice of Muscatine. Read More local stories here.