Novant Health names Oliver to lead its medical group

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 17, 2019

Dr. Pam Oliver

Dr. Pam Oliver

WINSTON-SALEM —  Novant Health recently announced that Dr. Pam Oliver has been promoted to join the organization’s executive team as executive vice president of Novant Health and president of Novant Health Physician Network.

Oliver has served in various leadership roles with Novant Health, including as submarket leader for specialty practices in the greater Winston-Salem market, physician service line leader of women’s services for the greater Winston-Salem market and senior physician executive for Novant Health Physician Network, supporting clinical and business strategy across the system. She is a board-certified ob-gyn and has been practicing at Novant Health WomanCare since 2005.

In her new role, Oliver will oversee Novant Health Medical Group operations, Care Connections, clinic quality and safety initiatives, as well as provider education, enrollment and engagement efforts. She will strengthen existing partnerships and develop collaborations with independent providers to deliver high-quality patient outcomes and improved access across Novant Health’s communities.

Novant Health Physician Network is the umbrella organization that encompasses Novant Health Medical Group as well as other physician partnership models administered through AXIA Physician Solutions and Novant Health Clinically Integrated Network. The network brings together Novant Health providers and aligned community physicians in innovative and meaningful ways to deliver value-driven, accountable care to patients.

Oliver received her undergraduate degree in biology and her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a Morehead Scholar and Board of Governors’ scholarship recipient. She also earned her master’s degree in public health (maternal and child health concentration) from the UNC School of Public Health while enrolled in medical school. Her main interests are reproductive health and racial disparities in health outcomes. Oliver completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

Oliver currently serves as chair for the Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition. She is a member of the Board of Visitors for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also serves on the Morehead-Cain Scholarship fund board. In addition, she has served on the Summit School board of trustees since 2015. As a native of Rocky Mount, she and her husband have three children, a set of 13-year-old twins and a 10-year-old.

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