The Mayo Clinic Board of Trustees named Bobbie Gostout, MD, Vice President of the Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Gostout will be the physician leader for Mayo’s community practice in the Midwest, including Mayo Clinic Health System in Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin, and Mayo Clinic’s Minnesota-based community care locations.
In her new role, Dr. Gostout, along with her administrative partner, Mark Koch, will lead the integration of Mayo’s specialty and community care practices in the Midwest and guide the implementation of all aspects of Mayo’s strategic and operating plans.
Dr. Gostout will transition into her new role through the end of 2015. This will ensure a smooth leadership transition for Mayo’s community practice in the Midwest and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Rochester, Minnesota, where she has been Department Chair since 2007.
Dr. Gostout has been on the Mayo Clinic’s Rochester staff for nearly 20 years. In addition to her roles as a physician and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, she is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and has served in various leadership roles at Mayo Clinic, including Vice Chair of the Rochester Personnel Committee and Rochester Clinical Practice Committee. Dr. Gostout is a member of the Mayo Clinic Board of Governors and Board of Trustees. She is former President of the Western Association of Gynecologic Oncologists and a member of the former Mayo Clinic Health System Board of Directors. ■