West accepts new hospital post


Steve West has been named senior vice president of community benefits at Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare. West had served as senior vice president and chief legal officer. 

West – who has served Methodist for 29 years – will focus on various community benefit initiatives and special projects benefiting MLH, as well as supporting MLH’s relationship with the University of Memphis in its formation of the Health Law Institute at the Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. West will serve as the Institute’s first executive director.  

West will work closely with MH Foundation President Paula Jacobson and Senior Vice President of Health & Welfare Ministries Gary Gunderson. 

West will fully assume his new role after a successor is hired and on board.