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American Family Children's Hospital

Timothy M. Gaillard

Vice President, Professional Services
Timothy M. Gaillard serves as Vice President, Professional Services at UW Hospital and Clinics.

Timothy M. Gaillard joined UW Hospital and Clinics in July 2010, as Vice President, Professional Services. Tim is responsible for the oncology and radiation oncology, orthopedics and rehabilitation, and neurology and neurosurgery services lines. He leads the ancillary services of pharmacy, radiology and clinical laboratories. His other areas of responsibility include emergency services, central services, purchasing, and value analysis.


Tim chairs the hospital's Technology Assessment Committee and the Value Analysis Executive Oversight Committee. Tim is also a voting member of the Performance Improvement Risk Management and Safety (PIRMS) committee, a subcommittee of the hospital's Authority Board.


Prior to joining UW Hospital and Clinics, Tim served for more than five years as Associate Director and Chief Administrative Officer at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He was recruited to Iowa as Senior Associate Director (VP) of Guest and Support Services.


Over time he assumed responsibility for the Comprehensive Cancer Center and served as Interim Executive Director of the UI Children's Hospital for two years. His other responsibilities included radiation oncology, palliative care, engineering, environmental services, food and nutrition, clinical dieticians, patients library, guest services, project art and grounds keeping.


Tim began his career in hotel management and then served in the United States Army Health Services Command and Army Reserves for eight years. He worked as a Senior Biomedical Equipment Technician for two years and Director of Engineering Services for seven years at Palmetto Health in Columbia, SC.


Tim received his Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism from the University of South Carolina, Columbia; his Masters of Science in Business Administration from Boston University, Heidelberg, Germany; and his Masters of Health Administration from the University of South Carolina. He is also a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives.