Longmeadow, Mass. – Bay Path University is pleased to announce Dr. Ann Errichetti has been appointed Associate Provost and Dean, School of Education, Human and Health Services and will begin her role on August 23, 2021. Dr. Ann Errichetti returned to New England in the summer of 2018, after successful careers in health care management and in cardiology. Most recently, she served as the Chief Operations and Academic Officer at Presence Health, a $2.6 billion Catholic health system in Chicago with 12 acute care hospitals, 25+ senior living facilities, and 16,000 employees. She was a core member of the turnaround team which improved operating performance by $200 million and which led to a successful acquisition by Ascension Health in 2018.
“As we begin to shape our new strategic plan, which includes a key objective focusing on the strategic expansion and deepening of commitment to educating students in the Health Sciences, we could not be more excited to welcome Dr. Errichetti to Bay Path,” said Sandra J. Doran, president of Bay Path University. “Her knowledge and proven success leading change in the healthcare industry, coupled with her commitment to student success and outcomes will be instrumental to our community both internally and externally.”
Prior to joining Presence Health, Dr. Errichetti served as Chief Executive Officer, St. Peter's Hospital and Albany Memorial Hospital in Albany, NY; President, Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL; and President, Advocate South Suburban in Hazel Crest, IL. In addition to her role as President, she held the position of Chief Academic Officer for Advocate Health Care, serving as the liaison between three medical school affiliates and more than 600 medical residents and fellows. She was also an Associate Dean at Rosalind Franklin University, Chicago Medical School.
“It is an exciting time to join Bay Path University and President Doran as the new strategic plan is launched,” says Dr. Ann Errichetti, future associate provost and dean, school of education, human and health services at Bay Path University. “After a successful career as a cardiologist then a healthcare manager, the opportunity to bring both my strategic and practical experience to higher-education is a natural next step. Bay Path’s mission resonates with me as a first generation student myself, and I look forward to being a part of educating, training and mentoring the future workforce.”
Dr. Errichetti is a Fellow in the American College of Cardiology and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. She serves as Vice Chair of the Veritas Charter Prep School Board in Springfield and Co-Chair of the Advisory Council of Dress for Success Western Massachusetts. She previously served on the Springfield Symphony Orchestra Board; Albany Symphony Orchestra Board; the Board of Lamb’s Farm in Libertyville; the Lake County Regional Board American Cancer Society; and the Board of Directors, Gift of Hope; and Alternate delegate, American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, Region 5.
Dr. Errichetti was inducted into the 2019 Women’s Business Leaders Hall of Fame at the Bay Path University’s Women’s Leadership Conference. She was the 2015 recipient of the Key Bank Key4Women Achieve Award, as well as the 2015 “Women Who Mean Business” award from the Albany Business Review. She was the 2010 recipient of the Chicago Health Executives Forum Healthcare Leadership Award, and in addition, she has been named twice to Becker's "130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know" and Becker's "100 Physician Leaders to Know."
She graduated from Fordham University, received an MD from Harvard Medical School, and an MBA from Clark University.
Her husband, Dr. Mark Keroack, was a medical school classmate and currently serves as President and CEO, of Baystate Health, Springfield MA.
About Bay Path University
Bay Path University was founded in 1897. With locations in Longmeadow (main), East Longmeadow (Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center), and Concord (MA), Bay Path's innovative program offerings include traditional undergraduate degrees for women, The American Women's College, the first all-women, all-online accredited bachelor's degree programs in the country; and over 60 graduate programs for women and men, including doctorate degrees. Bay Path's goal is to equip students with the confidence in the fundamentals of their chosen field, the curiosity to question the ordinary, the leadership to show initiative, and the desire to make a difference.