McNair Campus Leadership Team
President, Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center and Health Network
Keathley was named president of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center and Health Network in February 2013.
Formerly president and chief operating officer of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, Keathley brings a long track record in health care administration. He served in several hospital leadership positions in a career that extended over three decades. He served as a board member of the Hispanic Federation and sponsored a summit on the implications of health reform for the Latino community. He also served as an advisory member to a private enterprise dedicated to improving healthcare access and quality in rural India and to hospitals in the Dominican Republic.
Keathley will oversee expansion of clinical operations for the College and work with the McNair Campus project team to finalize the timeline for the opening of the BCM Medical Center. Keathley also will be developing the BCM Health Network's clinical strategy and enterprise locally, regionally and internationally. He will focus on the integration of current programs and the expansion of the network.
Dr. David Berger
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Dr. David Berger, professor and vice chair of the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, will serve as vice president and chief medical officer of the Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center.
He will be responsible for developing a high quality, safety-focused, cost-effective and integrated clinical program at the McNair Campus. He also will establish the necessary oversight committees, quality controls, reports, etc. for the facility's accreditation and licensure.
Berger also serves as the director of the VA Network 16 Veterans Engineering Resource Center. Dr. Berger was previously the operative care line executive at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center. He was recently elected president of the Association of VA Surgeons and is past-president of the Association for Academic Surgery. He is well known for his success in implementing process and quality improvements at the DeBakey VA.
He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he also completed residency training in general surgery. He completed a three-year fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He joined the BCM faculty in 1999, and obtained a master's degree in health care management from Harvard University in 2007.
Vice President, Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center
Renee Miles, an expert in clinical facilities, design and operations, will serve as vice president of the BCM Medical Center. She will be responsible for project delivery and business operations, including the build-out of the new facility, licensing and accreditation and financial modeling.
Miles has more than 25 years experience, serving as chief of hospital operations for the Memorial Hermann Hospital System and prior to that, as the vice president for ambulatory operations at Baylor College of Medicine. In that role, she oversaw the opening and operations of the Baylor Clinic on Main Street.
She received an engineering degree from Wayne State University and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.
Vice President of Business Development, Baylor College of Medicine
Derrick Parker, a leader in the field of business development and organizational strategic planning, was named vice president of business development for Baylor College of Medicine. He will be responsible for growing the college's clinical services.
Working with BCM's clinical department chairs, he will be responsible for recruiting new physicians as well as implementing an overall clinical growth strategy for the college.
Parker served as senior vice president for ambulatory operations at Phoenix Children's Hospital before accepting the position at BCM. Prior to that, he held the position of president of Children's Physician Services of South Texas/Driscoll Physician Groups.
He received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Louisiana Tech University and a master of arts in hospital and health administration from the University of Iowa.
Dr. Steve Sigworth
Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Baylor College of Medicine
Dr. Steve Sigworth serves as vice president and chief medical officer for Baylor College of Medicine. He has responsibility for overall clinic operations and planning, as well as managing the revenue cycle.
Since joining BCM in December 2010, he has been working closely with the medical directors, who represent each of the clinical areas, in improving revenue, increasing internal referrals and enhancing accessibility for patients by adding appointment availability.
He previously served as the director of the Department of Medicine Faculty Practice Associates at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He joined the Mount Sinai medical school faculty in 2003. From 1998 to 2003, he served as the medical director, care coordination at the Medical College of Virginia Hospitals.
He received a bachelor's of science degree from the University of Richmond, and a medical degree and master's of science in health administration from the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his residency training in internal medicine at the Medical College of Virginia.