Dr. Reginald Eady will be our special guest speaker. We will be sharing updates, discussing Project Success and other initiatives.
Reginald Eadie, M.D., MBA serves as Regional Chief Operating Officer of the Detroit Medical Center (DMC) . Dr. Eadie has established a distinguished and successful track record of hospital administration leadership at the DMC. He joined the DMC in April 2008 as CEO of Medical Affairs (VPMA) at DMC Harper University Hospital and DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital. In July 2010, Dr. Eadie was appointed as President of DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital. In 2012, Dr. Eadie was named CEO of DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital. In 2013, Dr. Eadie was appointed CEO of DMC Harper University Hospital and DMC Hutzel Women’s Hospital. And, in 2015, his role was expanded when he was appointed CEO of DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital. Prior to joining DMC, Dr. Eadie served as Emergency Department Chief and Associate Chief of Staff of Integrated Clinical Services at the John D. Dingell VA Medical Center in Detroit.
In all of his administrative roles, Dr. Eadie has successfully managed the complexities of the medical staff; effectively decreased length of stay; improved physician relationships; balanced and generated surplus budgets; and, implemented actions resulting in improved quality measures – all of which have positively impacted the DMC’s bottom line.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Eadie has dedicated his time and research to educating the metropolitan community on the devastating effects of obesity. He is the author of two books on the subject: “How to Eat & Live Longer” and “Eating from the Tree of Life.” Both publications have garnered him the respect of his fellow medical colleagues and the community.
In addition to writing about healthy eating, Dr. Eadie foundered the DMC 61 Day Health Challenge. The 61 Day Challenge is a health education program that includes: fitness, nutrition, health education and commitment. It’s an annual, 61-day focus on healthy lifestyle management. Participants in the challenge are strongly encouraged to adhere to and manage the health challenge. Through this program, hundreds of metropolitan Detroiters are leading healthier lives well beyond the 61-days. Eadie has created tremendous support for the program from community, political, educational and business entities.
Dr. Eadie is a graduate of Wayne State University (WSU) School of Medicine and completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at WSU/Detroit Receiving Hospital in 1998. He is a diplomat of the American board of Emergency Medicine, a member of the American College of Health Care Executives, and a graduate of DMC Leadership Academy and Leadership Detroit.