Kara Mulligan, MHA, MBA, FACHE, has accepted our offer to serve as the new UW Ob-Gyn Chief Administrative Officer. Please welcome Kara to this new role! Kara’s first day in this permanent position will be June 19, 2022.
Kara joined the UW Department of Ob-Gyn in 2014 as Director of Clinical Operations, and later became Associate Administrator. Since joining the department, Kara has been an effective leader of several teams, played a key role in department strategic planning, and led numerous clinic initiatives and quality improvement projects.
As the department’s Chief Administrative Officer, her responsibilities will include directing the overall administrative operations of our department’s clinical, educational, research, and service responsibilities, as well as leading strategic and budget planning processes, ensuring compliance with UW–Madison, SMPH, and UW Health policies, and much more.
Kara has been a valued member of the department for eight years. Her creativity, leadership skills, and deep commitment to our department’s clinical, educational, research, and advocacy missions around improving women’s health care make her an exceptional fit for this new role.