Jeffrey L. Tapper has been named chief administrative afficer at the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. In the new position, Tapper is charged with building "on CIP's 81-year rich foundation of facilitating innovative psychoanalytic learning, training, and clinical services in Chicago and beyond," said Dr. Phil Lebovitz, institute director. Tapper worked as practice group administrator for The George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates from September 2009 until joining the institute. He had responsibility for the Departments of Radiology, Anesthesiology, Pathology and Neonatology, developing and administering financial operations, an $83.2 million clinical and $1.3 million research budget. Before that, Tapper served for nearly eight years as administrator in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation in Chicago. He developed and administered a $4.6 million clinical and $9.1 million research budget. From 1997 to 2000, he worked in the Division of Cardiology at NMFF, where he oversaw a $38 million clinical and $2.1 million research budget, as well as practice operations and human resources for the physician and hospital-based practice. Tapper received a M.S. in health care management from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, School of Business and a B.A. in sociology with a minor in psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
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