Dr. Jodie Rappe has been appointed chief medical officer and patient safety officer for Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, assuming the responsibilities of Dr. Nicholas Gilpin, who will continue to serve Beaumont Health as director of epidemiology and infection prevention.
“Dr. Rappe is up to the task. Her experience and dedication to quality and patient safety made her a strong choice,” says Dr. James Lynch, president, Beaumont hospitals in Grosse Pointe and Troy. “We are proud to pass the torch to a colleague who is committed to working collaboratively to lead Beaumont, Grosse Pointe forward into the ever-changing world of health care.”
Rappe is a family medicine physician currently practicing in St. Clair Shores and serves as associate program director and medical director of the family medicine residency program at Beaumont, Grosse Pointe.
She received her undergraduate degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. She earned two master’s degrees, one from Texas State University and one from Texas A&M University, and graduated medical school at the Uniformed Services University of Health and Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.