Department of Veterans Affairs announces the new Director of the VA Midwest Health Care Network
Aug 07, 2018 08:58PM
● By Alyssa McGinnis
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert P. McDivitt, FACHE, as the new Director of the VA Midwest Health Care Network.
“We are excited to bring Mr. McDivitt on board as the new Network Director of the VA Midwest Health Network,” said Mr. Patrick Kelly, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 23 Acting Director. “His sound leadership qualities and proven experience will be a valuable asset for the health care system, employees, volunteers, and most importantly, for the Veterans we are honored to serve. We anticipate his arrival in the network within the next 45-60 days to begin his appointment.”
Mr. McDivitt has been with the Department of Veterans Affairs for over 35 years; 23 years of progressive clinical, administrative, and executive leadership in Veterans Health Administration (VHA). He has developed partnerships with health care industry leaders outside and within VHA. He most recently served as Network Director, Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 10, Ann Arbor, MI.
Mr. McDivitt holds a Master of Arts degree in Public Management/Healthcare Policy from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN and a Bachelor of Arts degree in History/German from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. He is also board certified in healthcare management and a U.S. Army Veteran.