Hello, I'm Mrunal Shah
As I look back at my career, I have learned the power of coaching, mentorship and sponsorship. I’ve been the benefactor to so many in my career path and it is through this work that I hope to give that back to colleagues in every corner of healthcare.
With over 25 years of experience as a physician and executive in learning, coaching and medical affairs, I often lean on my expertise to have the greatest impact on patient, staff and provider experience through empowerment, engagement, collaboration, and innovation.
After all, everything improves through the power of human connection, which is why I strive to facilitate interconnectedness and cultural change while creating new paths to success, earning the trust and engagement of clients.
I was accepted into a BSMD program right out of high school. With my undergraduate degree in hand, I obtained my medical degree from Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine.
I then completed my residency in family medicine at Riverside Methodist Hospital. It was during my residency at Riverside where I happened to meet my now wife, Bella Mehta. She was a PharmD student on rotation at the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.
Inspired by the ability to support and transform the lives of medical residents, I would go on to serve as the Assistant Program Director at the Riverside Family Medicine Residency Program for six years. It was there where I cherished opportunities to help young physicians through some of the more challenging aspects of the job, such as establishing personal connections with families or guiding patients through difficult, life-altering decisions.
The best strategy I’ve seen in healthcare leadership is about trust. If we listen and care, we can manage through just about anything. Whether you’re able to solve a patient’s problems through surgery or medications, something that is important to hold onto in healthcare is trust and relationships.
Throughout my roles, I have coached and mentored physicians through all career stages by building rapport and trust. I am dedicated to attracting, retaining, teaching, and developing physician talent as part of a large, diverse organization focused on improving patient lives. I have developed a consistent approach to promoting physicians into leadership positions.
I am about to celebrate 25 years of marriage. My wife and I have two daughters, a junior in college and sophomore in high school. In my spare time, I enjoy photography and started playing the guitar during the pandemic.
One of my greatest learnings along my journey, is that the further we get in our career, the less it's about "being right." We can help patients, teams and health systems improve through the power of human connection and curiosity.
I invite you to connect with me.
Whether you are seeking a leadership position or you are just starting out in your medical career, I look forward to fostering a meaningful coaching connection and helping you unleash your potential to the fullest.