UPA's Governing Leadership
Physician Established. Physician Led. Physician-Owned.
UPA is supported by governing physicians and highly-trained staff. We have
over 1,000 clinicians and 900 team members. Our office is based in Knoxville,
and we serve physician practices throughout Eastern Tennessee.
Our governance system at University Physicians’ Association, Inc.
(UPA) is as follows:
Board of Directors - The Board consists of 18 elected physicians serving 3-year terms and
are responsible for overseeing and managing the entire organization. They
ensure that our overall mission, goals, and objectives of the corporation
and the interest of shareholders are met.
Contract Committee - The Contract Committee is a board-appointed committee that identifies
and oversees the managed care contract negotiations and opportunities.
Membership & Credentialing Committee - The Membership & Credentialing Committee is appointed by Board members,
and is responsible for preparing recommendations for membership criteria
and identifying membership needs.
Planning & Marketing Committee - An appointed committee tasked with promoting the image and capabilities
of the corporation and its shareholders.
Nominating Committee - The Nominating Committee consists of 3 primary care shareholders, 2 specialty
care shareholders, 1 hospital-based shareholder who are responsible for
nominating from shareholders individuals to be considered for the board
Call University Physicians’ Association, Inc.
at (865) 670-6700
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