Franziska Jovin
Senior Vice President, Chief Experience Officer

Dr. Jovin came to Cooper University Health Care in July 2019.

She obtained her medical degree from Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany, in 1994, and successfully completed an internal medicine residency program and chief medical resident year at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia in 2000. Dr. Jovin furthered her education with a masters in medical management from Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University in 2015, and a certificate in health care delivery improvement from the Intermountain Advanced Training Program in 2017.

After graduating from her residency, Dr. Jovin worked for three years as a primary care physician in Pittsburgh, and in 2003 joined the hospitalist program at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Presbyterian Hospital. Over the years she has held numerous administrative and clinical positions, including: vice president for Medical Affairs, vice chair for Patient Safety and Quality in the Department of Medicine, director of the Hospital Medicine Program, medical director Clinical Inpatient Services, medical director Preoperative Evaluation Center, and president of the UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Medical Staff. Dr. Jovin has served on the UPMC System Quality Board, The UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside Hospital Board, and University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing’s Acute-Care Nursing Program Board. 

In her role at Cooper, Dr. Jovin serves as the co-pillar Champion of Quality. She also provides administrative oversight to the center for hospital-based services, as well as supports throughput and population health strategies.