Chief Administrative Officer, University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center
Stefanie L. Peters is the newly appointed Chief Administrative Officer of the Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center (CVC) at Michigan Medicine. Stefanie obtained a Master of Public Administration with a focus on Healthcare from Western Michigan University and a Master of Clinical Social Work from Michigan State University. She is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Prior to her new role, Stefanie was the Director of Clinical Operations for the Frankel Cardiovascular Center. She managed the administrative and operational objectives for clinical programs including the Clinic, Call Center, Cardiac Surgery Advanced Practice Teams, Inpatient Patient Flow Team, and Circulatory Support (Ventricular Assist Device) Team. She provides strategic direction and oversight in order to achieve the Frankel CVC’s goal of being the most advanced academic heart and vascular program in the world.
Before coming to the CVC, Stefanie was the Administrative Director of the Michigan Medicine C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital Congenital Heart Center, providing strategic direction and oversight to the program. During her time there, the Center received a 3-star designation by The Society for Thoracic Surgeons and was ranked the 6th Best Hospital for Pediatric Cardiology and Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report.
Stefanie has a passion for transforming culture through a strong, integrated and diverse workforce. Her commitment to this important work is demonstrated through her leadership in the University’s Advancing Women & Inclusive Leadership Committee and her founding role in developing the Frankel CVC’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Steering Committee.