Michele Chulick joined the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine in January 2007 as executive director of clinical operations and associate vice president for the University of Miami Health System. Chulick comes to UM from William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, where she was vice president of operations. She joined Beaumont in 1979, and held a variety of administrative and operations positions during her tenure, including, directing information services, adding new health care services and partnerships, and overseeing a $240 million hospital expansion. Her early background as director of financial and operations consulting with international public accounting firm KPMG provided Chulick with the expertise she used to redesign Beaumont’s supply and distribution system. Chulick has a master’s degree in business administration from Wayne State University and is a graduate of Duke University.