Tommy Ibrahim

Mercy Medical Center - Des Moines announced that it has appointed Kevin Elsberry as vice president of human resources. Prior to the appointment, Elsberry served as director of human resources at Mercy; he has been a member of Mercy's leadership team since 2001. Elsberry succeeds Robyn Wilkinson, who was selected by Mercy's parent company, Catholic Health Initiatives, for a national human resources position. Mercy also welcomed its new chief physician officer, Dr. Tommy Ibrahim, who began his duties in May. As previously announced in January, Ibrahim will share chief medical officer duties with Dr. Wael Hader, who was named chief physician executive in January. Ibrahim is responsible for all of Mercy - Des Moines' clinical quality initiatives, operation of the Medical Staff Services Department, hospital medicine specialties, and leadership and management of medical education and research and risk management functions.