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Published on May 17, 2021

New Human Resources Vice President Named for East Tennessee Children's Hospital

Rob Bauer, Vice President of Human Resources for East Tennessee Children's Hospital
Rob Bauer, Vice President of Human Resources for East Tennessee Children's Hospital

East Tennessee Children's Hospital recently named Rob Bauer as their new Vice President of Human Resources. Rob Bauer will be joining East Tennessee Children’s Hospital later this summer.  Rob comes from Children’s Hospital of Michigan where he served as Chief Human Resource Officer. Prior to his tenure at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Rob served in various director and executive-level Human Resources leadership roles at Ascension Healthcare in Michigan and Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare in Wisconsin. 

Rob brings a wealth of experience in non-profit and for-profit health systems supporting hospital operations, corporate services, medical groups, business office functions and joint ventures.  More than that, Rob brings a passion for pediatric health care and a people-centric mindset that will fit well at Children’s Hospital.

Rob is a graduate of The Ohio State University and also obtained his master’s degree in Human Resources and Labor from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  Rob has been married to his wife Shannon for more than 27 years and together they have two children.