Daugird to retire April 1, 2017

Allen Daugird, MD, MBA, president of UNC Physicians and chief value officer for UNC Health Care, has announced that he will retire on April 1, 2017.

Dr. Daugird currently serves as President of UNC Physicians (which includes UNC Faculty Physicians, UNC Physicians Network, and physician practices at UNC Health Care's entity hospitals). In this role, he is responsible for the physician clinical enterprise of UNC Health Care and the Professional Services Office, which provides central revenue cycle, quality improvement, training, and other support services to UNC Health Care's physician practices. He is also Chief Value Officer for UNC Health Care, overseeing our system-wide population health and value care initiatives. 

Dr. Daugird is a family physician by training. After earning undergraduate and MD degrees from UNC-Chapel Hill and finishing a Family Medicine residency at University of Missouri, he practiced in Anson County, NC, and then served on the faculty of the University of Missouri. He came back to UNC in 1996 and served in various roles since then, including as Co-Director of the UNC Family Medicine Center, Vice-Chair of the Department of Family Medicine, and Medical Director and Sr. Vice President of Ambulatory Care.

In the next few months, we will determine how to best fill Dr. Daugird’s current roles and will share those details when finalized. Please join us in thanking Dr. Daugird for his outstanding service and contributions to UNC Health Care and the people of North Carolina, and in wishing him the very best in retirement.