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After 30+ Year Partnership, MSMS CEO Julie Novak is on to New Opportunities

After 30+ Year Partnership, MSMS CEO Julie Novak is on to New Opportunities

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Julie Novak’s career at the Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) has been a rich and full one, spanning countless challenges and successes for Michigan’s physician community over the past nearly 33 years. However, like all things, that partnership is coming to an end, as she and the organization have announced Julie will be leaving MSMS. Julie will officially end her time with MSMS on Friday, November 11, 2022.

"It is with gratitude that we wish Julie the best as she leaves MSMS for new opportunities,” said Mark Komorowski, MD, Chair of the MSMS Board of Directors. "Julie has been an important part of our staff and leadership team for more than 30 years, and her work is greatly appreciated by the member physicians of this organization. As we move forward in the transition to new staff leadership of MSMS, those physicians, the work they do, and the patients they serve will remain our top priority."

Julie joined MSMS in 1990 as chief of health care research, charged with analyzing policy issues, data assessments and membership surveys. Since that time, she has served in a variety of positions related to health care delivery, medical economics, and operations of MSMS, having served as the society’s Chief Executive Officer for the past 14 years.

"Leaving an organization where you have spent most of your career is an important milestone, and I am extremely thankful for and appreciative of the colleagues I have considered partners over the years. I will miss their professionalism and service to the membership of MSMS," Novak said.