LANSING, MI – Sparrow is pleased to announce that Paul Entler, D.O., has been named as Vice President of Quality and Performance Improvement. Dr. Entler was selected by a search committee of Sparrow Leaders, Physicians and board members, and succeeds Karen Kent VanGorder, M.D., who is now Sparrow’s Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer. In his new role, Dr. Entler will be focused on Quality, Patient Safety and Performance Improvement at Sparrow. He will spearhead clinical excellence initiatives within the organization. Dr. Entler brings a combination of experience in leadership and compliance positions. His previous positions include Chief Compliance Officer, Mid-Michigan Physicians; Medical Director, Sparrow Specialty Hospital; Medical Director, Sparrow Diabetes and Endocrinology; Executive Medical Director, Physician Performance; and, most recently, Interim Vice President of Quality and Performance Improvement. Dr. Entler is a Board Certified General Internist. He completed his residency and chief medical residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he received numerous awards. He is a graduate of the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Choose Wisely. Choose Sparrow.