St. Louis, MO — MEDI Leadership (MEDI) has announced the addition of William Barnes, Ph.D., MBA as executive coach to offer physician coaching through medi-leadership 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 with great healthcare coaching.
“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.”
Lee Angus, president of MEDI Leadership, added, “We’ve watched Wiliam’s impact and rapport with healthcare leaders for a long time, and had the pleasure of collaborating on various assignments. We’re thrilled to have him on our team of coaches, and confident our clients will benefit greatly from his diverse leadership and clinical experiences.”
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. He is also a graduate of the George Mason Leadership Coaching for Organizational Performance. He lives in Washington DC with his wife, and has two daughters and son.
About MEDI Leadership
Founded in 2000, MEDI Leadership is the nation’s largest executive coaching firm dedicated exclusively to the healthcare industry. MEDI coaches are known and respected industry experts with a unique blend of healthcare leadership and coaching experience. We offer executive coaching, team transformational development, and cohort-based coaching. MEDI Leadership is a service of Navvis.