Director, Physician Development and Program Improvement
Before joining Respecting Choices, Dr. Carole Montgomery served as vice president of Clinical Integrated Pathways for Spectrum Health, a not-for-profit integrated health system based in western Michigan. She was responsible for designing and leading the development of population health management programs that focus on integrating care across settings and specialties, with a focus on success in both episode-based and population-based risk payment models. In addition to standardizing clinical best practice, objectives included driving reliable engagement of patients through standard education, shared decision making, and advanced care planning for all patients.
Montgomery has over 20 years’ experience in the practice of hospital-based medicine and physician leadership in both physician group and hospital settings. During her practice in a large multi-specialty physician group, she served in a variety of leadership roles, including governance, administrative, and medical director functions.
Montgomery earned her bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan. She earned her master’s degree in health management and policy from the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health.