Elizabeth “Liz” Schoen, JD, Joins U.S. Urology Partners Senior Management Team
U.S. Urology Partners is pleased to announce that Elizabeth “Liz” Schoen, JD, has joined the company as Chief Administrative, Legal and Compliance Officer.
Schoen is a seasoned healthcare executive with more than 25 years of experience assisting healthcare providers and entities in legal, compliance and business matters. In the past few years, she served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer for a large physician-owned multispecialty practice in Northwest Georgia, as well as a large ENT practice in the Atlanta area. She has also represented other specialty medical practices, some of which are private-equity backed, in the areas of gastroenterology, ENT, audiology, gynecology, ophthalmology and podiatry.
Schoen previously served as General Counsel for a specialty hospital in Atlanta, the Shepherd Center, and as VP of Compliance and Assistant General Counsel for the Georgia Hospital Association. Before that, she was Managing Director for PwC’s Southeast Compliance Practice and Senior Manager for KPMG’s national Compliance Consulting Practice. As part of its national honors recruitment program, she began her career as Assistant Regional Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Atlanta, where she represented the OIG, CMS (previously HCFA) and PHS. At HHS, in addition to gaining significant experience in Medicare and Medicaid regulatory matters, including fraud and abuse, she also gained substantial expertise in bankruptcy matters as she defended HHS in numerous Chapter 11 filings by hospitals.
Schoen received her Juris Doctorate degree from Emory University School of Law and her bachelor’s degree with honors from Connecticut College. She also received an Executive Certificate in Business Strategy (“Mini MBA”) from the Coles College of Business in Kennesaw, Georgia.