Sr. Practice Leader
Practice Area(s): Academic Family and Community Medicine, Academic Hematology/Oncology, Academic Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Education, Academic Medicine Physician & Leadership, Academic Neurology, Academic Nursing, Academic Obstetrics and Gynecology, Academic Pediatrics, Academic Psychiatry, Academic Radiology, Academic Surgery, CRNA, Education & Sports Leadership, Food Industry & Science, Healthcare Case/Quality/Risk, Healthcare Finance, Healthcare Information Management, Healthcare Information Technology, Hospital & Practice Physician, Non-Profit, Nursing
Eric Dickerson leads a group of the most talented healthcare search professionals in the nation. His background with quality and process improvement has allowed him to be extremely effective at each search he has accepted. Over his almost two decades at Kaye/Bassman, Eric’s specialty areas have ranged throughout healthcare and include Academic Medicine, Administration, Finance, Health Information Management, Informatics and Information Systems.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from The University of Texas at Arlington. His areas of study were in business management, psychology and communications. He is a certified trainer in Quality and uses this process to help improve customer service for clients ranging from hospitals to healthcare outsourcing and consulting. Eric has extensive experience with behavioral-based interviewing techniques and has conducted numerous regional and national salary surveys. His experience in these areas provides each of his clients with enhanced screening and ensures a high level of cultural and functional fit for each selected candidate.
Before joining Kaye/Bassman, Eric held the position as President and CEO of a major nonprofit organization. During the six years he was with this company, Eric led a 500% increase in revenue, 300% growth in customers served, and the expansion into 17 new locations.
After joining Kaye/Bassman Eric was recognized as the first named Managing Partner in the firm in 2002 and in 2007 he was named as a Managing Director. In addition, Eric serves as a Senior Practice Leader for Kaye/Bassman’s healthcare division and leads the charge in the dynamic and growing market of healthcare with primary focus on those hard-to-fill searches requiring unique specialty training and certifications. Over the past decade Eric’s specific focus has been in Academic Medicine where there have been over 350 successfully completed searches for Deans, Chairs, Vice Chairs, Directors, Administrators and Faculty. In addition to single positions he has help build or rebuild divisions, departments and, most recently, new medical schools.
Additionally, Eric has been selected to contribute his insight to various professional publications including but not limited to; All Healthcare Jobs, American Medical News, Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthcare Finance News, States Man and US News.