AUGUSTA, Ga. – Shawn Vincent, former Vice President of Operations for the Oncology Services Division of Hospital Corporation of America, has been appointed Vice President of Partnerships and Strategic Affiliations for Georgia Health Sciences Health System, effective January 17.
Vincent will develop and oversee the statewide overarching partnership and affiliation strategies for the Health System, including delivery and management of high-quality, cost-effective services with strategic partners; advancement of off-campus relationships and programs with hospitals, physicians, clinics, foundations, community leaders and branch campuses; and the development of philanthropic and research opportunities.
“I am excited to be returning to Georgia Health Sciences at such a pivotal time,” Vincent said. “It is an honor to serve in a leadership capacity for the state’s public academic health center creating new synergies across Georgia and South Carolina that materially advance research, education and clinical services.”
At HCA, Vincent directed operations and strategic growth of oncology services for 164 hospitals in 23 states and England. He also played a key role in the consolidation of the oncology service line throughout the multi-billion dollar organization. From 2002-06, Vincent was Administrative Director of the Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center’s Oncology Center of Excellence.
Vincent is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has been included in Who’s Who Among U.S. Healthcare Executives five times. He has served as Chairman of several philanthropic organizations, including the American Cancer Society and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. He is a member of Historic Augusta and was a 2006 participant in the Augusta Metro Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Augusta program. Vincent was also selected as an Executive Fellow of the Advisory Board Company in Washington, D.C., a two-year development program for health care leaders.
After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, Vincent earned a bachelor’s degree in health care management from Appalachian State University in Boone, N.C., and a master’s in business administration from the University of Georgia.