Program Director: Michael J. Deegan, M.D., D.M.

Dr. Michael (Mike) Deegan is a Clinical Professor for Healthcare Leadership and & Innovation in the Naveen Jindal School of Management at The University of Texas at Dallas.

Before joining the University faculty in 2012, Dr. Deegan was Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical & Quality Officer for Texas Health Resources (THR), the largest not-for-profit healthcare delivery system in North Texas. During his tenure with THR, Dr. Deegan was responsible for the organization’s internal and external quality and patient safety programs, system medical staff affairs activities for 13 wholly owned hospitals, and the THR Education & Research Institute; the organization’s center for clinical research and continuing medical education.

Prior to joining THR, Dr. Deegan served in a series of physician leadership and management positions including senior vice president and chief medical officer in another multi-hospital delivery system and as a regional chief medical officer with the Henry Ford Medical Group & Health System, where he spent 14 years as a clinician, teacher, investigator and physician manager and leader.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Deegan held full-time faculty positions at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) and Emory University (Atlanta) Schools of Medicine.

Dr. Deegan has many interests, foremost among them physician leadership and management education and development, clinical quality and patient safety performance improvement and innovative educational methods.

Dr. Deegan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA), a Medical Doctor degree (with honors) from the University of Maryland at Baltimore and a Doctor of Management degree from the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH).

Contact Information

Michael J. Deegan, M.D., D.M.
Clinical Professor; Healthcare Leadership and Innovation

(972) 883-5808

Naveen Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road, SM10
Richardson, TX 75080-3021