Dr. Richard Winters is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic. He is the Medical Director for Professional Leadership Development for the Mayo Clinic Care Network. He is also a Course Director and Professional Coach for the Accelerate Leadership Program at Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Winters is a professional and executive coach for health care leaders. His clients are senior executives, department chairs, nursing leaders, and chiefs of staff from virtually every specialty and setting.
Dr. Winters serves as Chair of Finance for the Midwest Department of Emergency Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.
Prior to returning to Mayo Clinic in March of 2015, Richard served as the President of an 800-physician medical staff, President/CEO of an Independent Practice Association in the Central Valley of California with 450-physician members, as CEO of a Physician Hospital Organization, and as Managing Partner of a democratic emergency medicine group.
He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Dallas Executive and Professional Coaching Program and is an International Coaching Federation certified coach. Richard completed a Healthcare Management Executive MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center. He obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Richard speaks at health care organizations throughout the world about leadership, coaching, complex decision-making, and provider well-being.