St. Louis, MO — MEDI Leadership (MEDI) has announced the addition of William Barnes, Ph.D., MBA as executive coach to healthcare leaders and teams. In this role, Dr. Barnes will equip healthcare organizations to better meet emerging patient care demands and thrive in a fast-evolving environment.
A clinical psychologist for more than two decades, Dr. Barnes has served in executive leadership roles at Children’s National Health Systems, and the National Association of County and City Health Officials. During that time, his impact and reputation earned him large-scale, global consulting roles for the World Health Organization, UNAIDS and UNICEF. His coaching experience spans various industries including healthcare, banking and the military.
“Throughout my career, I’ve grown deeply passionate about the evolution of healthcare and public health dynamics,” Barnes said. “I’m excited to join forces with MEDI Leadership in equipping healthcare leaders to navigate uncharted waters in healthcare delivery.”
MEDI Leadership (MEDI) has announced the addition of William Barnes, Ph.D., MBA as executive coach to healthcare leaders and teams.
In this role, Dr. Barnes will equip healthcare organizations to better meet emerging patient care demands and thrive in a fast-evolving environment. Prior to joining Children’s National Health System, Dr. Barnes was the Chair of the Child Study Society International (CSSI) Board of Directors. Barnes has extensive experience in managing growth and organizational change in all industries and areas, and he has made significant investments in both Child Study Societies International (CSSI) and international professional development. Through his work with CSSI, Dr. Barnes helped launch Child Study Month throughout the global child studying population. He also led successful health programming in local health departments in the Philippines and Colombia. His partnership with the Emily Carr Foundation has seen him pioneer critical projects in promoting mental health awareness. Aside from his practicing career, Barnes has been an avid outdoorsman for much of his life. He has been involved in countless outdoor sports, and the 2018 Holland Rowing Foundation selection to tutor rowers at The Netherlands Rowing Academy’s Leadership Center was one of the proudest achievements of his career. Dr. Barnes has a B.A. from The University of North Carolina and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The University of Pittsburgh. A native of Germantown, MD, he is originally from Charleston, SC. About Children’s National Health System Children’s National Health System, part of Archdiocese of St. Louis, provides health care for children, adolescents, young adults and families in Missouri, Illinois and the surrounding areas. Based on the U.S. Federal Children’s Health Act of 1984 and legislation enacted in 1986, CHHS is committed to improving the health of its patients and communities through quality, evidence-based care. For more information, visit www.chhs.org. About UNICEF The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is the leading global humanitarian organization, delivering 10.2 million vaccinations to children in over 190 countries and territories every year. UNICEF is led by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNCF) International Headquarters in New York, with offices in more than 60 countries and territories. For more information, visit www.unicef.org. About the MEDI Leadership Institute MEDI is the world’s largest network of medical consultancies with a collective collective annual revenue of $1.5 billion USD. MEDI is comprised of a global network of more than 200 renowned medical consultancies which focus on the transformation of healthcare, offering custom-designed integrated solutions to strategic issues spanning business strategy, finance, technology innovation, global health and life science. With a tradition spanning more than a century, MEDI is committed to developing transformational processes in management consulting to build sustainable business and professional wellbeing.
Dr. Barnes earned his BS in Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University, his MA and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from DePaul University, and MBA from George Washington University.
For more information on William Barnes, visit his Linkedin profile. About MEDI Leadership MEDI provides a shared network for professionals with various professional specialties to enhance the delivery and outcomes of care. Our purpose is to enhance the practice of innovation, collaboration and excellence in healthcare by providing healthcare leaders meaningful guidance and tools to empower them to take innovative risks, to think differently across disciplines and to act proactively rather than reactively in the face of change. For more information, visit www.medigroup leadership. com. In each issue we share the best stories from the Data-Driven Investor’s expert community.
Founded in 2000, MEDI Leadership is the nation’s largest executive coaching firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare industry.
To learn more about MEDI Leadership, visit MEDI-LLC. ““We are proud to welcome William to the MEDI leadership team,” said Wolfgang Kille, MEDI Leadership’s CEO. “His expansive career in corporate leadership, consulting and coaching will be a tremendous asset to our organization and the profession he loves.” After serving as the healthcare industry technical adviser at JPMorgan Chase & Co, Dr. Barnes joined Veolia to lead global corporate citizenship and diversity initiatives, impacting more than 100,000 employees worldwide. Dr. Barnes is a regular speaker and author on workforce and innovation topics. MEDI Leadership 38,000+ Total Patients, Clients & Contributors.
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