Thomas E. Jackiewicz has been named CEO of the UCSD School of Medicine.
Jackiewicz will be responsible for managing the Medical Center, which comprises UCSD Medical Center-Hillcrest, Thornton Hospital, Moores UCSD Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Center and the Sulpizio Family Cardiovascular Center, scheduled for completion in 2011.
Jackiewicz, 51, joined UCSD Health Sciences in 2001, most recently serving as associate vice chancellor and chief financial officer.
"My goal with this appointment is to maintain the strong momentum and growth we have within the Medical Center and I know that Tom possesses the leadership abilities to build upon our track record of success." said David Brenner, MD, vice chancellor of Health Sciences and dean of the School of Medicine.
During his career, Jackiewicz has also worked at Columbia University Medical Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University and the University of Pennsylvania Health System.