West Des Moines, Iowa — Hy-Vee, Inc. has announced the addition of Dr. Daniel Fick to the Hy-Vee leadership team as its chief medical officer.
In that role, Fick will help oversee all of Hy-Vee’s existing health and medical initiatives and the development of new services and offerings to improve the overall health and wellness of Hy-Vee’s customers and employees, according to a news release from Hy-Vee.
Fick comes to Hy-Vee from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, where he is a clinical professor of family medicine and part of the provider group for the Executive Health Program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, positions he will continue to hold alongside his new role at Hy-Vee. In his position as chief medical officer, a new leadership role for Hy-Vee, Fick will lead Hy-Vee teams in their work on health and wellness programs – working alongside customers, employers, benefits providers and health care professionals.
Fick has been a physician for more than 30 years, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa. He graduated from the Carver College of Medicine at the University of Iowa in 1989, and completed his Family Medicine residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.