Vice President and
Chief Operating Officer
|Timothy M. Gaillard
was named Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for
University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in October 2014.
Tim is responsible for the service lines of Oncology and Radiation
Oncology, Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, Neurology and Neurosurgery,
Transplant and Organ Procurement and Heart and Vascular. He also leads
the ancillary services of Pharmacy, Radiology and Clinical
Laboratories. His other areas of responsibility include Administrative
Surgical Services, Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc. and Value Analysis. He is
the preceptor for the hospital administrative residency program. He
chairs the hospital's Technology Assessment Committee and the Value
Analysis Executive Oversight Committee. Tim is a member of the
hospital's Authority Board's Audit and Finance subcommittees. He also
serves on several community boards. Tim came to UW Health in July 2010,
serving as Vice President for Professional Services.
Prior to joining UW, Tim served as Associate Director and Chief
Administrative Officer at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for
more than five years. Tim was recruited to Iowa as Senior Associate
Director (VP) of Guest and Support Services. Over time, he assumed
responsibility for the Comprehensive Cancer Center and Executive
Director of the UI Childrens Hospital for two years. His other
responsibilities included Radiation Oncology, Palliative Care,
Engineering, Environmental Services, Food and Nutrition, Clinical
Dieticians, Patients Library, Patient Relations, Guest Services,
Project Art and Groundskeeping.
Tim began his career in hotel management, then served in the U.S. Army
Health Services Command and Army Reserves for eight years. He then
worked as a hospital director at Palmetto Health in Columbia, S.C.
Tim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant and
Tourism from the University of South Carolina, Columbia; his Masters of
Science in Business Administration from Boston University, Heidelberg,
Germany; and his Masters of Health Administration from the University
of South Carolina. He is also a Fellow in the American College of
Health Care Executives.