UnityPoint Clinic is pleased to announce that Patricia Newland, M.D., has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of UnityPoint Clinic, effective August 14, 2022. Dr. Newland was selected by a committee of leaders and physicians based on her expertise in advancing quality and safety outcomes, as well as her trusted leadership and dedication to elevating the clinician experience.
In this position, Dr. Newland will focus on improving and standardizing quality performance across the enterprise, as well as identifying strategic opportunities across the clinical enterprise.
Dr. Newland joined UnityPoint Clinic in 2000 as a board-certified, practicing family physician. She most recently served as Medical Director of Primary Care for UnityPoint Health, where she focused on clinical excellence and best practices for primary care throughout the health system. Prior to that role, she served as interim President and CEO of UnityPoint Clinic as well as vice president and medical director of the central Iowa UnityPoint Health region.