Med school professor Beigi to head Magee hospital

Dr. Richard Beigi, a professor of reproductive sciences in the School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, is set to become the president of UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital. He will be the first physician to lead a UPMC hospital.

Beigi, who currently serves as Magee’s chief medical officer, will succeed Leslie Davis on Jan. 1, 2019.

“Dr. Beigi has deep compassion for patients, and combined with his intelligence and leadership, he is the ideal new president of Magee. I have full confidence that the hospital, supported by an excellent executive team, is in highly capable hands,” Davis said in a news release. “Dr. Beigi also will bring his commitment to academic rigor and, combined with his compassionate leadership, Magee will only get better because of him.”

More details here.