Sarah Schumacher

Sarah is committed to innovating academic search – with an approach that has led to the successful recruitment of pioneering healthcare leaders, more diversity than the market standard, and increased efficiency – all while maintaining a gold standard for quality.

Sarah Schumacher conducts senior-level physician executive and C-suite searches for leading healthcare organizations. Based in New York, Sarah leads the Academic Medicine Practice for Russell Reynolds Associates. She partners with prominent academic medical centers, NCI-designated cancer centers, medical schools, health systems, children’s hospitals and integrated delivery networks. Sarah specializes in recruiting senior leaders, including CEOs, presidents, deans, department chairs, chief medical officers, and association leaders. In addition, Sarah works with a broad group of healthcare services clients, ranging from Fortune 500 firms to private equity-backed organizations. Sarah serves as a strategic advisor to her clients, while providing a rigorous assessment process. Earlier in her career, she served as senior manager of Crimson Performance Technology at The Advisory Board Company in Washington D.C., where she advised hospital CEOs and physician executives.

“Recruiting the healthcare leader of the future requires a modern approach to executive search and leadership assessment.”

Sarah received her BS in human biology, health and society from Cornell University.
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