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Jonathan Beaulac DO

Dr. Jonathan Beaulac DO, FACOI
System Medical Director of Medical Specialties, Munson Health
Cell: 586-6231440   Email:

Current Roles and Responsibilities: 

Medical leadership for multiple system service lines at Munson Health System inpatient and outpatient locations. Service line directors from various sections report to the medical director and executive director using a dyad model. Service lines include: Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Audiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuro Critical Care, Occupational Health, Employee Health, Rheumatology, Stroke, Infectious Disease, Sleep Medicine, Wound Care, Home Health Equipment, Pulmonary Critical Care, Endocrinology as well as Geriatrics. In this role I act as a liaison between providers and administration, to improve patient care, work flow optimization, with the focus to improve quality and safety for the health system and optimize health of Northen Michigan communities.

Prior Roles and Responsibilities:  

Medical Director for Geriatric and Palliative Medicine as well as Chair of Clinical Ethics, and elected Chair of Hospital Medicine Service Line at Henry Ford Health, Macomb Hospital.  These are some of the highlights:

• Developed from the ground up, a geriatric service in July of 2016 immediately after fellowship.  Meanwhile, successfully merging the new geriatric service with the hospital’s current palliative program.  Since 2016 the service has grown from a single provider to a staff of seven providers that are trained in geriatric and palliative medicine.  Seeing more than 3000 patients annually, grossing a revenue of more than $2,000,000.00 while training 20-30 residents annually as well as reviewed data to identify opportunities for improvement

• Expertise in complex medical/psychosocial and intellectual conditions which support hospitalists, specialists and primary care physicians.  Perform capacity assessments, neurocognitive testing, and offer recommendations with behavioral disturbances within the inpatient and outpatient settings

• Clinical Lead for Hospital Elder Life Program.  This program is designed to reduce cost, improve outcomes/efficiency for elderly hospital inpatients, while utilizing a team of trained volunteers to provide interventions to screened patients to reduce negative outcomes in elder inpatient population

• Alignment with Trauma service (evaluating and treating) prescreened patients to reduce readmission, fall risk reduction, pre-operative risk discussion, improved disposition and care for one of the oldest trauma populations in the country

• Co-manage with the MICU and SICU teams, rounding daily and collaborating with ICU leaders to increase early goals of care discussion meetings in efforts to reduce ICU length of stay

• Daily collaboration with case management/social work and hospice personnel to manage specific discharge needs

• Physician lead in educating and providing Advance Care Planning Procedural Coding for providers to improve code status completion and goals of care.  This improves revenue for the department and overall health system

• Elected to multiple hospital committees to improve quality/value of care

• Chair of Clinical Ethics since 2017 until present.  Provide leadership in the management of medical conditions based on the 4 primary medical ethics principles

• Chair of Hospital Medicine peer elected role as of December 2022.  Optimize quality of care for inpatient services, lead performance improvement by coaching, evaluating current medical staff, and in some cases issuance of FPPE (focus, professional, practice evaluation)

• Appointed Lead of Peer Evaluation.  This serves as a process to evaluate elderly medical staff members wellbeing and their ability to practice medicine based on a referral from Medical Staff Services

• Enacted COVID-19 Process Improvements.  These improvements included, code status review for all admitted patients, being appointed the physician representative on the Incident Command Team for Allocation of Scarce Resources, assisted in case management and social work for difficult discharges to improve throughput.

Product Type

2024 MOA Spring On Demand

Total Credits: 32.50 including 32.50 AOA Category 1-A Credit, 32.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Jonathan Beaulac, DO |  Kris Belland, DO, MPH, MBA, MSS |  David Boes, DO, FACOOG |  Michael Brennan, DO, MS, FACP, FACE |  Jennifer Bryan, DO |  Amelia Bueche, DO |  Aarthi Chandarana, DO, DipABLM |  Mangal Chandarana, DDS, DMD |  ....
Original Program Date:
Jun 12, 2024
$900.00 - MOA Member Base Price - $1,600.00

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