You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

UMass Memorial names new chief executive

UMass Memorial Health Care said Wednesday that it has hired Dr. Eric W. Dickson as president and chief executive, replacing John O’Brien, who is retiring from the helm of the largest health care system in Central Massachusetts.

The appointment takes effect­ Feb. 25.

Continue reading below

Dickson, 46, has been serving as president of UMass Memorial­ Medical Group, a 1,060-physician subsidiary of the Worcester-based health care system, and senior associate dean at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, which is affiliated with its hospitals.

He graduated from Merrimack College, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and Harvard University School of Public Health.

Robert Weisman can be reached at weisman@globe.com.
Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.