LeRoi S. Hicks, M.D., MPH, FACP, has been appointed physician leader of the Christiana Care Value Institute. Dr. Hicks is also the Hugh R. Sharp Jr. Chair of Medicine and physician leader of Christiana Care’s Acute Medicine Service Line.
As physician leader of the Value Institute, Dr. Hicks will oversee the strategic direction and activities of the Value Institute and ensure they are aligned with Christiana Care’s goals and priorities. He will maintain relationships with key partners and stakeholders across the health system to engage the Value Institute in assessing and improving clinical practices and operations. He will also develop relationships with community partners in support of the Value Institute’s activities, programs and personnel.
Dr. Hicks joined Christiana Care Health System in 2014 as vice chair of the Department of Medicine and section chief of General Internal Medicine. He is nationally known for his research on health care disparities. Dr. Hicks has served on several national committees including the National Council of the Society of General Internal Medicine and Board of Scientific Counselors to the National Library of Medicine.