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Mayo Clinic Health System names new regional vice president for Southeast Minnesota region

ROCHESTER — Dr. Annie Sadosty has been named regional vice president, Mayo Clinic Health System – Southeast Minnesota region.

Sadosty will be the physician leader for Mayo Clinic’s community practice in southeast Minnesota, a region that includes hospitals and clinics in Albert Lea and Austin, as well as other hospitals

She succeeds Dr. David Agerter who has served in the role for the past six years.

As announced in March, Agerter has been has been named to the newly-created role of director of Academic Strategy and Development for Mayo Clinic Health System, where he will work to strengthen medical education, residency opportunities and research efforts at Mayo-owned clinics and hospitals across the Midwest.

Sadosty joined Mayo Clinic in 1999. She serves as chairwoman of emergency medicine, overseeing emergency medicine staff and 21 emergency departments across the Midwest that serve more than 300,000 patients annually.

In her new role, Sadosty will lead the regional staff and be responsible for the clinical and financial performance of southeast Minnesota operations. She will promote and expand Mayo Clinic Health System’s mission of providing high-value care, supporting local wellness and promoting overall community health.

Bobbie Gostout, M.D., vice president, Mayo Clinic and leader of Mayo Clinic Health System, chaired the search process and will work closely with Sadosty in her new role.

Austin emergency room, so she is keenly aware of the challenges and the rewards of practicing in the community setting.”

“It is truly an honor to be chosen to lead the Southeast Minnesota team,” Sadosty said. “I look forward to the work ahead as we bring Mayo’s rich history of innovation to bear on the opportunities for strengthening our presence and the way we deliver care to the communities we serve. Our patients value the convenient, high-quality care we provide, and it will be our ongoing mission to build a sustainable system that keeps care available to present and future generations.”