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Michael Sauk

Vice President and Chief Information Officer
UW Hospital and Clinics
Michael SaukMichael J. Sauk has served as vice president and chief information officer for UW Hospital and Clinics, since August 2006. He has a proven track record in implementing complex information technology systems with an emphasis on quality performance, customer service and user satisfaction.

Prior to joining UW Hospital and Clinics, Sauk held the positions of senior vice president and chief information officer for the City of Hope National Medical Center in Duarte, California (1998-2006), and chief information officer for UCI Medical Center in Orange, California (1991-1998). From 1981-1991, he served as director of information services of Detroit Medical Center, and prior to that was director of data processing for Neuendorf Transportation of Madison.


Sauk is a member of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), and served for three years on the Siemens Executive Advisory Team. He also serves on the Audit Committee of the UW Credit Union's Board of Directors. He holds a BA in communication from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's degree in science administration from Central Michigan University.