Elizabeth Bolt

Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

Elizabeth Bolt is Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer for UW Health. In this role, she provides strategic direction and operational oversight to the hospitals of UW Health. She also leads the health system administrative operations including human resources, information technology, supply chain, facilities, support services, marketing/communications, compliance, internal audit, performance improvement, and supply chain.

Elizabeth formerly held the position of Senior Associate Dean at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, where she was responsible for a variety of administrative functions including human resources administration for faculty and staff.

In 2013, she left the Midwest for two years to serve as Vice President for Human Resources at the University of Connecticut Health System. There she was responsible for all aspects of human resources for all components of the health system including the hospital, physician practice plan, medical school, dental school, correctional managed health care and related entities. She also served as interim Chief Operating Officer of University Medical group, the faculty physician practice plan.

Elizabeth has served on several committees for the Association of American Medical Colleges including the Group on Business Affairs Steering Committee and the Leadership Search and Selection Advisory Committee.

She also has served as assistant dean for business affairs for the schools of education, health sciences and social welfare at UW-Milwaukee and has held several management positions in hospitals and health care systems in the Milwaukee area. She holds a bachelor's degree from Calvin College (Mich.) and a master's degree in health care management from UW-Milwaukee.