Tammy Hager

New title:

Executive Director of Physician Recruitment and Privileging

New company:

Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc.

Start date:

Jan 2021
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Tammy Hager recently joined Surgical Affiliates Management Group, Inc. (SAMGI) based in Sacramento, CA as Executive Director of Physician Recruitment and Privileging.  While she most recently served as the Executive Director of Physician Recruitment Solutions for Medical Marketing Services, prior to that she was the Executive Director over HR & Talent Selection For Mercy Health in St. Louis, MO.

Tammy has worked with a variety of multi-specialty physician practices, hospital-based clinics and health systems and has a successful track record in practice operations and physician recruitment.  

Prior to Mercy, she was the Executive Director for practice operations and physician recruitment for Carilion Clinic for almost fourteen years and then became Director of Physician and Client Operations at Practice Link where she helped to triple the revenue for the organization within a few short years.  

Tammy is known for her ability to develop, coach, mentor and teach others and strives to improve the performance of people and organizations.  Her positive and optimistic attitude helps to create a stimulating workplace with an “upbeat feeling.”  Her business focus helps her to think “big picture” and often people are taken by surprise with her strength of observation.  She has been known for recognizing the whole picture in terms of the needs of a team, department and organization.

Tammy earned her bachelor’s degree and MBA from Liberty University with an emphasis in healthcare management.  Additionally, she is both a Fellow with the Association for Advancing Physician and Provider Recruitment, a Fellow with the Advisory Board Company, a Certified Medical Staff Recruiter By the American Academy of Medical Management and obtained a Certificate in Professional Leadership from The Batten Leadership Institute at Hollins University.

Tammy is married to her husband Darrell and they have two children and live in Scottsdale, AZ.  Their son Clint lives in Martinsville, VA and works for Norfolk and Southern Railroad and their daughter Stephanie lives in Scottsdale, AZ and works for the company PracticeMatch.