JULIA SWANSON, MHSA

Senior Vice President, Planning and Transformation
Henry Ford Health System

Julia Swanson is the senior VP of planning and transformation at Henry Ford Health. In this role, she reports to the president and CEO and provides overall senior leadership and direction for planning, transformation initiatives, and development and alignment of strategic and operational plans within the health system resulting in the long-term growth and viability of the organization. She advises on and leads the development of organization-wide plans and execution approaches while ensuring efforts are aligned and integrated. Prior to this, Julia held the role of VP for system clinical operations, in support to the system COO, president healthcare operations and the chief clinical officer, where she had overall organizational responsibility for driving operational plan development; performance goal development, establishing and monitoring initiatives; and leadership systems. She simultaneously leads multiple cross functional complex system-wide initiatives.