MetroWest Medical Center Loses CEO, CFO In Same Month

FRAMINGHAM – The CEO of MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham resigned yesterday, March 22.

Barbara Doyle was recruited in 2013 from a Virginia hospital to become CEO of MetroWest Medical, after Tenet bought the Center from Vanguard Health Systems. MetroWest Medical Center includes Framingham Union Hospital and Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick.

Doyle a trained nurse, was also an experienced hospital administrator. Doyle’s resignation was immediate.

Earlier this month, MetroWest Medical Center Chief Financial Officer Sean M. Fitpatrick resigned his position for another hospital.

Last month, MetroWest Medical Center’s Human Resources Officer James Kelley left for the same position at a Tenet hospital in Palm Springs.

And in January, Melinda Upton left her position as Chief Growth Officer at MetroWest Medical Center to become vice president of Network Development at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

MetroWest Medical Center is one of the largest employers in Framingham, with more than 1,000 employees, according to the Commonwealth’s Office of Labor and Workforce Development. It is the the largest employer in downtown Framingham.

Last Fall, MetroWest Medical Center formed a partnership with Beth Israel Deaconess Care. The new clinical affliation allows patients at MetroWest Medical Center to see physicians from Beth Israel, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School.


Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: Phone: 508-315-7176

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