Stacey Schaefer, MHA
Stacey joined Synergy Physicians in September 2019. She graduated from Creighton University with an OT degree and later, a Master's in Healthcare Administration. She has spent the last twenty-five years in Healthcare Executive Leadership, Clinic/Hospital Administration and Physician recruiting/relations and retention. She has taught at the University level and provides internship/mentorship for Arizona State University students. Mainly throughout her career, she's provided leadership for start-up practices including cardiology, pulmonology, rehabilitation, pediatrics and DME/orthotics/prosthetics. She led a successful 3.2 million-capital campaign to build a Children's Rehab facility and DME in Western South Dakota and was the Administrator/VP for Business Development for six years following. She was the co-Administrator of a sixty-provider Hospitalist/Intensivist/ER group for five years. From 2012-present, she has been providing national healthcare consulting to hospitals and clinics to include merger and acquisitions, developing and implementing new service lines, providing operational wellness and viability for systems of care and antibiotic stewardship. Stacey is originally from South Dakota and currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona.