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Women In Leadership Celebrate Dr. Mary Haven Merkle

With decades of experience as a practicing internist, hospital physician and physician executive, Dr. Mary Haven Merkle lends her wealth of knowledge and skills to the company as Senior Vice President of Integrated Services and we are pleased to award her the Women In Leadership – Leadership Award.

The Women in Leadership Award is designed to recognize the contributions of a female leader within TeamHealth. The award is presented for demonstration of exemplary leadership abilities that enable others to succeed in the healthcare field. Leadership of noteworthy contributions to the healthcare field on a single project over several years or during a career; commitment to professional growth, and service as a role model or mentor that shows dedication to the advancement of women in healthcare.

Dr. Merkle started her career winning the award for “outstanding resident in outpatient care.” She went on to win awards for “best bedside manner,” became the ranking female physician in a leadership position, and best regional medical director of the year at TeamHealth.

She joined TeamHealth in 2014; she served as a regional medical director for more than two years and national medical director, bundled payments of care improvement clinical operations, for over a year before taking on the senior vice president, integrated services position.

A graduate of Princeton University, Dr. Merkle received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and completed her residency at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She also serves on the boards of the Women in Leadership Society of Hospital Medicine and is the Physician Champion for Advanced Practice Clinicians in hospital medicine at TeamHealth.

She and her husband Scott live in San Antonio, Texas and together have two grown sons.

Congratulations Dr. Mary Haven Merkle!

Are you a female TeamHealth physician or non-clinical leader, or do you aspire to be in a leadership role with us? Are you looking to grow in your career, connect with other leaders, share ideas and discuss challenges? Join a growing network of nearly 600 TeamHealth clinical and non-clinical leaders who are part of the Women in Leadership group.

Here’s how.

You can ask to join the TH Women in Leadership Facebook group, or e-mail us at to join. We will keep you updated on the latest news, webinars, meetings, opportunities and more.

If you know a colleague or friend at TeamHealth who would like to be part of this group, pass this information along. If you have any questions about this group, visit our Women in Leadership page website to learn about our purpose and development opportunities.