Elaine Auerbach is a Managing Partner, co-leading the Kaye/Bassman Academic Medicine Practice. She has experience both as a senior executive and recruiter in higher education, academic medicine and non-profit management. Elaine joined Kaye/Bassman in 2011 after a successful search career at two internationally recognized executive search firms.
Elaine brings the depth of a 15-year career as an academic medical center and higher education executive and consultant to her more than 14 years of executive search experience. She has successfully completed over 200 searches over her search career. Positions placed have included Department Deans, Chairs, Chief Academic Officers, Vice Presidents and Directors of Development, Department and Program Directors, and clinical and research faculty in the academic, higher education, and not-for-profit sectors. Her experience extends broadly into the administrative leadership functions in academics.
Elaine capitalizes on her strengths as a senior executive to become a strategic partner and consultant to her diverse client base. Experienced in multiple higher education settings, as well as executive search, Elaine leverages her organizational consulting and design experience to give clients added value with an insider’s perspective.
Elaine earned MBA and MPH degrees from Columbia University, NY, where she was awarded a Mobil Corporation scholarship. Her BA is from the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in health economics.
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