Bevan Yueh, MD, MPH, Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Bevan Yueh serves as CEO for University of Minnesota Physicians. Dr. Yueh is a head & neck surgeon, and his practice is focused on the ablation of H&N tumors. As a former Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, he has expertise in clinical epidemiology and health services research, with special focus on improving hearing health, and improving function and quality of life of patients after treatment for head & neck cancer.

Holly Boyer

Holly Boyer, MD, Chief Clinical Officer

Holly Boyer, MD, provides medical leadership for our organization. She is a surgeon who specializes in nasal and sinus disorders, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Boyer also has a key role in the M Heath Fairview partnership as VP, Health Transformation Center – Customer Solutions Center.

Ruth Flynn

Ruth Flynn, JD, Chief Legal Officer

Ruth Flynn, JD, concentrates her practice on in-house medical malpractice defense, overseeing the clinical risk management team which includes oversight of claims management and the M Physicians captive insurance company and managing the relationships with the external general counsel and employment counsel.


Barbara Gold, MD, Chief Clinical Risk Officer

In her role as Chief Clinical Risk Officer, Barbara Gold, MD, is responsible for our practice standards regarding response to adverse health events, as well as comprehensive risk management education for physicians, residents and students to ensure the success of these standards. She is a practicing anesthesiologist and Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Minnesota Medical School.

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Jon Hallberg, MD, Crescent Medical Director

Jon Hallberg, MD, serves as M Physicians Crescent medical director and he is also the medical director of the award-winning, innovative University of Minnesota Physicians Mill City Clinic . He also founded, directs and hosts Hippocrates Cafe, an ongoing series of events that explores health care topics using professional actors and musicians.

Abe Jacob

Abe Jacob, MD, MHA, Chief Quality Officer

Abe Jacob, MD, MHA, serves as the Chief Quality Officer for both M Physicians and M Health Fairview. His focus is on ensuring excellent care and outcomes for all of our patients and a safe environment for our patients and care team members.

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William Sibert, MS, CPA, Chief Financial Officer

Bill Sibert, MS, CPA, serves as Chief Financial Officer for the University of Minnesota Medical School and M Physicians, providing leadership to both financial teams.

Nick Nyhus

Nick Nyhus, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Chief Administrative Officer

Nick Nyhus, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has responsibility for all M Physicians human resources functions within the clinical practice, including physician and staff recruitment, performance management, people engagement, compensation and benefits and organizational and leadership development, as well as clinic operations for the M Physicians owned clinics.

Meet the University of Minnesota Physicians Board of Directors