Vanderbilt Health System names chief of staff

Dr. Allen Kaiser has been named chief of staff for the Vanderbilt Health System, where he'll have clinical responsibility across all VUMC's hospitals and clinics.

Kaiser was previously professor and vice chair of Clinical Affairs for the Department of Medicine, chief of staff for Vanderbilt University Hospital and associate chief medical officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

In his new role, Kaiser will report directly to C. Wright Pinson, deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of Vanderbilt Health System. The Reporter has more.