130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know | 2015

Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospital and health system leaders to the 2015 edition of its list, "130 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know."

 

The men and women on this list lead some of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. They were selected for this list based on editorial judgment and discretion. Nominations were also considered when making selections for this list.

Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, health systems or associated providers. Leaders could not pay for inclusion on this list. Leaders are presented in alphabetical order.

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Nancy Howell Agee. President and CEO of Carilion Clinic (Roanoke, Va.). Ms. Agee started her career in healthcare as a nurse at Carilion Clinic and has served in various leadership positions in the $1.5 billion, eight-hospital system ever since. [READ MORE]

Joel T. Allison. CEO of Baylor Scott & White Health (Dallas). Mr. Allison has more than four decades of healthcare management experience. [READ MORE]

Richard A. Anderson. President and CEO of St. Luke's Hospital & Health Network (Bethlehem, Pa.). Mr. Anderson has been with St. Luke's for 30 years, currently overseeing nearly 1,300 physicians, 9,600 employees and more than 215 locations. [READ MORE]

Barry Arbuckle, PhD. President and CEO of MemorialCare Health System (Fountain Valley, Calif.). Dr. Arbuckle has held the reins at MemorialCare, an integrated delivery system with more than 200 sites of care, since 2002. [READ MORE]

Carl Armato. President and CEO of Novant Health (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Since Mr. Armato joined Novant Health in 1998 as vice president of finance and operations for the physician divisions, he has climbed the ladder, serving in various positions such as president of Novant Health markets, COO and finally president and CEO starting in January 2012. [READ MORE]

David J. Bailey, MD. President and CEO of Nemours (Jacksonville, Fla.). Dr. Bailey has been at the helm of Nemours, an integrated children's health system that includes two freestanding hospitals in the Delaware Valley and Florida and 45 clinics in four states, since 2006. [READ MORE]

David Bernd. CEO of Sentara Health (Norfolk, Va.). Mr. Bernd has served as CEO of Sentara health for more than 20 years, overseeing the $4.5 billion health system comprising 12 acute care hospitals, more than 950 provider medical groups and health plans covering 450,000 people. [READ MORE]

Marc L. Boom, MD. President and CEO of Houston Methodist. Dr. Boom, a primary care physician, has been president and CEO of Houston Methodist since January 2012, previously serving as executive vice president. [READ MORE]

Marna Borgstrom. President and CEO of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health System. In addition to leading YNHHS, Ms. Borgstrom is also CEO of Yale-New Haven Hospital.[READ MORE]

Akram Boutros, MD. President and CEO of The MetroHealth System (Cleveland). Dr. Boutros earned his medical degree from the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn and is also a graduate of the Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program. [READ MORE]

Lynn Britton. President and CEO of Mercy (St. Louis). Mr. Britton has been president and CEO of Mercy since 2009, but his career within the 46-hospital health system began more than 18 years ago. [READ MORE]

Kevin Brown. President and CEO of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta). Piedmont Healthcare welcomed Mr. Brown as president and CEO in May 2013. [READ MORE]

James R. Burkhart. President and CEO Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital. Mr. Burkhart became president and CEO of Tampa General in March 2013. [READ MORE]

James Cole. President and CEO of Virginia Hospital Center (Arlington). Mr. Cole has been at the helm of Virginia Hospital Center for more than 20 years, and before becoming president and CEO in 1994 he was the hospital's COO, among other positions. [READ MORE]

Christopher C. Colenda, MD. President and CEO of West Virginia United Health System Fairmont. Dr. Colenda joined WVU Health System as president and CEO in January 2014, but he was chancellor for health sciences at the university prior to his current role. [READ MORE]

Michael D. Connelly, JD. President and CEO of Mercy Health (Cincinnati). Mercy Health, a $6 billion nonprofit system previously known as Catholic Health Partners, has been led by Mr. Connelly since 1995. [READ MORE]

Joanne Conroy, MD. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Conroy joined Lahey Hospital in June 2014, coming from the Association of American Medical Colleges in Washington, D.C. [READ MORE]

Craig Cordola. Senior Vice President, Regional President of Central/West Region of Memorial Hermann Health System (Houston). Mr. Cordola was promoted to his current position in March of this year, previously serving as CEO of Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston. [READ MORE]

Steven J. Corwin, MD. President and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian (New York). Dr. Corwin, a cardiologist and internist by training, joined NewYork-Presbyterian in 1991.[READ MORE]

Delos "Toby" Cosgrove, MD. President and CEO of Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Cosgrove oversees a $6.2 billion healthcare system with a reach that crosses oceans, as Cleveland Clinic has a campus in Abu Dhabi. [READ MORE]

James Davis. President and CEO of University Health Care System (Augusta, Ga.). Mr. Davis has led the system since 2010. [READ MORE]

Kenneth L. Davis, MD. President and CEO of Mount Sinai Health System (New York). Dr. Davis' history with Mount Sinai Health System started when he was just 7 years old, when he had emergency surgery at the hospital. [READ MORE]

Lloyd H. Dean. President and CEO of Dignity Health (San Francisco). Mr. Dean has more than 25 years of healthcare operations and leadership experience. [READ MORE]

Ronald DePinho, MD. President of University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston). Dr. DePinho took on his current role as president of MD Anderson Cancer Center in September 2011, becoming just the fourth person to hold the role. [READ MORE]

Eric W. Dickson, MD. President and CEO of UMass Memorial Health Care (Worcester, Mass.). Dr. Dickson, an emergency medicine physician, took the reins at UMass Memorial Health Care, a system with 1,125 beds and 3,000 registered nurses, in 2013.[READ MORE]

Michael J. Dowling. President and CEO of North Shore-LIJ Health System (Great Neck, N.Y.). Mr. Dowling, who grew up in Limerick, Ireland, has been president and CEO of North Shore-LIJ since 2002 and previously served as the system's executive vice president and COO. [READ MORE]

Daniel F. Evans, Jr. CEO of Indiana University Health System (Indianapolis). Mr. Evans took the job as president and CEO of IU Health at the end of 2002, relinquishing the president title in September of this year. [READ MORE]

Jeffrey G. Feasel. President and CEO of Halifax Health (Daytona Beach, Fla.). Mr. Feasel started his healthcare career in Ohio, holding positions with the Medical College of Ohio Hospitals in Toledo and Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green. [READ MORE]

David T. Feinberg, MD. President and CEO of Geisinger Health System (Danville, Pa.). Dr. Feinberg made news earlier this year when he announced he was leaving his post as president of the UCLA Hospital System to take the top job at physician-led Geisinger. [READ MORE]

William Ferniany, PhD. CEO of UAB Health System (Birmingham, Ala.). Dr. Ferniany has been garnering experience as a senior healthcare leader since 1975 and joined the academic medicine sphere in 1998. [READ MORE]

Peter S. Fine. President and CEO of Banner Health (Phoenix). Mr. Fine has overseen Banner Health since November 2000. [READ MORE]

Teri Fontenot. President and CEO of Woman's Hospital (Baton Rouge, La.). Ms. Fontenot, a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, heads up the largest birthing and neonatal intensive care facility in the state. [READ MORE]

John T. Fox. President and CEO of Beaumont Health (Royal Oak, Mich.). Mr. Fox joined Beaumont Health, a $4 billion nonprofit organization, in March 2015 from Atlanta, where he was president and CEO of Emory Healthcare. [READ MORE]

John M. Fraser. Nebraska Methodist Health System (Omaha). Mr. Fraser has been with Nebraska Methodist Health System since 1991, when he joined as executive vice president and COO of Methodist Hospital, the system's flagship facility. [READ MORE]

Patrick Fry. President and CEO of Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.). Mr. Fry has been with Sutter Health for more than 30 years, as he joined the system as an administrative resident at Sutter General Hospital in Sacramento in 1982. [READ MORE]

Robert C. Garrett. President and CEO of Hackensack (N.J.) University Health Network. Mr. Garrett has held his current position at the helm since 2009. [READ MORE]

Richard J. Gilfillan, MD. President and CEO of Trinity Health (Livonia, Mich.). Dr. Gilfillan, who started his career as a family medicine physician, now oversees Trinity Health, a $15.8 billion system touching 21 states.[READ MORE]

Steven Goldstein. President and CEO of Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, N.Y.). Mr. Goldstein is at the helm of Strong Memorial Hospital and Highland Hospital, and he also serves as vice president of the University of Rochester (N.Y.) Medical Center and as president of URMC's long-term care division. [READ MORE]

Larry Goodman, MD. CEO of Rush University Medical Center (Chicago). A man wearing many hats, Dr. Goodman is the CEO of Rush University Medical Center, president of Rush University, president of the Rush System for Health and principal officer of the Rush board of trustees. [READ MORE]

Joseph Gordy. President and CEO of Flagler Hospital (St. Augustine, Fla.). Mr. Gordy has been on the executive team at Flagler Hospital for more than 35 years. [READ MORE]

Gary Gottlieb, MD. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston). Dr. Gottlieb, a psychiatrist who has published several articles on geriatric psychiatry and healthcare policy, has been in his current role since January 2010. [READ MORE]

Howard Grant, MD. CEO of Lahey Health (Burlington, Mass.). Dr. Grant is not only a healthcare executive and a pediatrician by training, he is also an attorney, earning both his medical degree and his law degree from George Washington University. [READ MORE]

Robert I. Grossman, MD. Dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center (New York). Dr. Grossman, a neuroradiologist with a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, took the reins at NYU Langone Medical Center in 2007. [READ MORE]

Dean M. Harrison. President and CEO of Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (Chicago). Mr. Harrison joined NMHC, the primary teaching affiliate of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and parent system of Northwestern Memorial Hospital, in 1998. [READ MORE]

John Haupert. President and CEO of Grady Health System (Atlanta). Mr. Haupert joined Grady Health, a public academic healthcare system, from Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, where he was executive vice president and COO. [READ MORE]

James Hinton. President and CEO of Presbyterian Health Services (Albuquerque). As president and CEO of Presbyterian, Mr. Hinton heads up the state's largest healthcare provider. [READ MORE]

Rodney F. Hochman, MD. President and CEO of Providence Health & Services (Renton, Wash.). Before joining Providence, Dr. Hochman was with another Washington-based system, Swedish Health Services in Seattle, where as president and CEO he finalized an affiliation with Providence. [READ MORE]

Chip Hubbs. President and CEO of Memorial Hospital of Union County (Marysville, Ohio). Mr. Hubbs has held his current positions since 2004. [READ MORE]

Michael Israel. President and CEO of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (Valhalla, N.Y.). Mr. Israel has led this 1,500-bed regional medical system since August 2005. [READ MORE]

Catherine A. Jacobson. President and CEO of Froedtert Health (Milwaukee). Ms. Jacobson is at the helm of Froedtert Health, a $1.7 billion regional healthcare system that includes eastern Wisconsin's only academic medical center and two community hospitals. [READ MORE]

Donald L. Jernigan, PhD. President and CEO of Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.). Before taking the reins at Adventist Health System in February 2006, Dr. Jernigan held several positions within the nonprofit, Protestant system. [READ MORE]

Stephen K. Jones. President and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Health System (New Brunswick, N.J.).Mr. Jones has headed up RWJUH since September 2007. [READ MORE]

Elliot Joseph. President and CEO of Hartford (Conn.) Healthcare.As president and CEO of Hartford HealthCare, Mr. Joseph oversees a system with more than 18,000 staff members and roughly $2.4 billion in net revenue. [READ MORE]

Larry R. Kaiser, MD. President and CEO of Temple University Health System (Philadelphia).In addition to the leading Temple University Health System, Dr. Kaiser is also the dean of Temple University of School of Medicine and senior executive vice president for health affairs of Temple University.[READ MORE]

Gary S. Kaplan, MD. Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System (Seattle).Dr. Kaplan has been chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason Health System since 2000, where he also still practices internal medicine.[READ MORE]

Mike Keating. President and CEO of The Christ Hospital Health Network (Cincinnati). Mr. Keating took on his current role with The Christ Hospital Health Network in March 2013 after holding the position in an interim capacity for a little less than a year.[READ MORE]

David Keith. President and CEO of McAlester (Okla.) Regional Health Center. Mr. Keith joined this 171-bed public trust hospital in 2011 and has helped steer the hospital to profitability.[READ MORE]

Mark Keroack, MD. President and CEO of Baystate Health (Springfield, Mass.). Dr. Keroack, who is trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases, joined Baystate Health from University HealthSystem Consortium in Chicago, where he was senior vice president and CMO.[READ MORE]

Mark Klosterman. President and CEO of Faith Regional Health Services (Norfolk, Neb.). Since joining Faith Regional in July 2014, Mr. Klosterman has overseen several changes at the 227-bed acute care hospital.[READ MORE]

Kelby K. Krabbenhoft. President and CEO of Sanford Health (Sioux Falls, S.D.). Mr. Krabbenhoft joined Sanford Health in 1996 when he became president of the $4 billion system that stretches the Dakotas and beyond.[READ MORE]

Mark R. Laret. CEO of UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco). Mr. Laret has headed up UCSF Medical Center, which includes UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital, since April 2000.[READ MORE]

Bruce Lawrence. President and CEO of INTEGRIS Health (Oklahoma City). INTEGRIS Health includes 15 hospitals across Oklahoma, and Mr. Lawrence oversees them all as president and CEO of the nonprofit, Oklahoma-owned system.[READ MORE]

Bill Leaver. CEO of UnityPoint Health (West Des Moines, Iowa). Since becoming CEO of the system in January 2008, Mr. Leaver has overseen several changes, including a name change: UnityPoint Health was previously Iowa Health System. [READ MORE]

Steve Little. President and CEO of Agnesian HealthCare (Fond du Lac, Wis.). Mr. Little became president and CEO of Agnesian in January 2012 after serving as executive vice president.[READ MORE]

Steven H. Lipstein. President and CEO of BJC HealthCare (St. Louis). As president and CEO of BJC HealthCare, Mr. Lipstein is in charge of one of the nation's largest healthcare organizations, with 12 hospitals, more than 26,000 employees and $4.1 billion in net revenue. [READ MORE]

John K. Lloyd. President and CEO of Meridian Health (Neptune, N.J.). As president and CEO of Meridian Health, Mr. Lloyd oversees Jersey Shore University Medical Center, K. Hovanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, N.J., Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, N.J., Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, N.J., and Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, N.J.[READ MORE]

Richard P. Lofgren, MD. President and CEO of UC Health (Cincinnati). Dr. Lofgren has extensive experience both practicing medicine and leading healthcare organizations.[READ MORE]

Kevin E. Lofton. CEO of Catholic Health Initiatives (Englewood, Colo.). Widely recognized for his leadership achievements, Mr. Lofton took the top job at CHI in 2003.[READ MORE]

Jody L. Lomeo. President and CEO of Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health System of Western New York (Buffalo, N.Y.). Mr. Lomeo wears two hats, leading both Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health, which comprises Kaleida Health, the University at Buffalo, Erie County Medical Center and The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care. [READ MORE]

Douglas Luckett. President and CEO of CaroMont Health (Gastonia, N.C.). Mr. Luckett joined CaroMont Health as executive vice president and COO in December 2010.[READ MORE]

Stephen R. Mason. CEO of BayCare Health (Clearwater, Fla.). At the helm of this 13-hospital nonprofit system sits Mr. Mason, who joined BayCare in May 2004.[READ MORE]

John D. McConnell, MD. Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.). Dr. McConnell holds the distinction of being Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center's first-ever CEO, a role he took on in 2008.[READ MORE]

Stephen Mansfield, PhD. President and CEO of Methodist Health System (Dallas). Dr. Mansfield moved to Dallas in 2006 to become president and CEO of Methodist Health System after spending seven years in Little Rock, Ark., serving as president and CEO of CHI St. Vincent Health System. [READ MORE]

Robert Montagnese. President and CEO of Licking Memorial Health Systems (Newark, Ohio). Mr. Montagnese has climbed the ladder at Licking Memorial, starting as a college intern file clerk and continuing on to serve as controller and accounting manager, senior vice president of financial services and then executive vice president before taking his current roles in 2006. [READ MORE]

Ralph W. Muller. CEO of University of Pennsylvania Health System (Philadelphia). Mr. Muller has held his current position for more than a decade.[READ MORE]

Michael W. Murphy. President and CEO of Sharp HealthCare (San Diego). With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, Mr. Murphy oversees more than 16,000 employees, 2,600 affiliated physicians and four acute care hospitals in his role as president and CEO of Sharp.[READ MORE]

Elizabeth G. Nabel, MD. President of Brigham and Women's Hospital (Boston). A cardiologist and biomedical researcher, Dr. Nabel has led Brigham and Women's Hospital since 2010.[READ MORE]

James R. Nathan. President and CEO of Lee Memorial Health System (Ft. Myers/Cape Coral, Fla.). Mr. Nathan has been with Lee Memorial for more than 30 years, joining in 1975 and becoming president in 1981.[READ MORE]

Mark R. Neaman. President and CEO of NorthShore University HealthSystem (Evanston, Ill.). Mr. Neaman, a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, has been at the helm of NorthShore University HealthSystem since 1992; however, he has spent his whole career with the system, joining in 1974.[READ MORE]

Janice Nevin, MD. President and CEO of Christiana Care Health System (Wilmington, Del.). A family medicine physician with a master's degree in public health, Dr. Nevin was appointed to her current position in 2014.[READ MORE]

Philip Newbold. CEO of Beacon Health System (South Bend, Ind.). Mr. Newbold had served as president and CEO of Memorial Hospital of South Bend and Memorial Health System for 25 years when the organization decided to affiliate with Elkhart (Ind.) General Hospital.[READ MORE]

John H. Noseworthy, MD. President and CEO of Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minn.). Dr. Noseworthy first joined Mayo Clinic in 1990 before working his way up to the position of president and CEO in 2009.[READ MORE]

Randy Oostra. President and CEO of ProMedica (Toledo, Ohio). Mr. Oostra joined ProMedica in 1997, serving in several senior-level positions, including president and COO, before being made president and CEO in 2009.[READ MORE]

David Pate, MD, JD. President and CEO of St. Luke's Health System (Boise, Idaho). Dr. Pate has served as president and CEO of St. Luke's Health System since September 2009.[READ MORE]

John W. Paul. President and CEO of Allegheny Health Network (Pittsburgh). Mr. Paul was appointed president and CEO of the newly formed Allegheny Health Network in 2013.[READ MORE]

Joseph Pepe, MD. President and CEO of Catholic Medical Center Healthcare System (Manchester, N.H.). Dr. Pepe — a board-certified internist — joined Catholic Medical Center as a clinician in 1990 before being made CMO and vice president of medical affairs in 1999.[READ MORE]

C. Wright Pinson, MD. CEO of Vanderbilt Health System (Nashville, Tenn.). Dr. Pinson has served at the helm of the Vanderbilt Health System for roughly six years.[READ MORE]

Thomas M. Priselac. President and CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System (Los Angeles). Mr. Priselac joined Cedars-Sinai in 1979 and became executive vice president in 1988.[READ MORE]

Deborah A. Proctor, RN, MSN. President and CEO of St. Joseph Health (Orange, Calif.). Ms. Proctor became St. Joseph Health's first female CEO when she took the job in 2004. [READ MORE]

Ramanathan Raju, MD. President and CEO of New York City Health + Hospitals. Dr. Raju was appointed president and CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals, previously New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., by New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio in January 2014. [READ MORE]

Paul G. Ramsey, MD. CEO of UW Medicine (Seattle). Since June 1997, Dr. Ramsey has served as the senior executive leader of UW Medicine, overseeing the UW School of Medicine, four hospitals, a network of primary care clinics, a large physician practice plan and a fixed wing and helicopter air ambulance service.[READ MORE]

Scott Reiner. President and CEO of Adventist Health (Roseville, Calif.). Mr. Reiner began his leadership career as the CEO of Glendale (Calif.) Adventist Medical Center, where he worked for seven years before assuming the role senior vice president of Adventist Health in 2006.[READ MORE]

Joan K. Richards. President and CEO of Crozer-Keystone Health System (Springfield, Pa.). Ms. Richards joined Crozer-Keystone Health System in 1982.[READ MORE]

Jeffrey A. Romoff. President and CEO of UPMC (Pittsburgh). Mr. Romoff joined the University of Pittsburgh in 1973 as the director of the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic's Office of Education and Regional Programming.[READ MORE]

William Roper, MD. CEO of UNC Health Care System (Chapel Hill, N.C.). In addition to serving as CEO of the UNC Health Care System, Dr. Roper is the dean of the School of Medicine, vice chancellor for medical affairs at UNC at Chapel Hill and a professor of health policy and management, pediatrics and social medicine.[READ MORE]

Paul B. Rothman, MD. CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine (Baltimore). Dr. Rothman — a rheumatologist and molecular immunologist — is the CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, the vice president for medicine of The Johns Hopkins University and the Frances Watt Baker, M.D., and Lenox D. Baker Jr., M.D., Dean of the Medical Faculty. [READ MORE]

Steven M. Safyer, MD. CEO of Montefiore Medical Center (New York City). Dr. Safyer joined Montefiore in 1982, became senior vice president and CMO in 1998 and was appointed president and CEO at the end of 2007.[READ MORE]

Kenneth A. Samet. President and CEO of MedStar Health (Columbia, Md.). As president and CEO of MedStar Health — a $4.6 billion nonprofit healthcare delivery system — Mr. Samet provides strategic oversight and management for MedStar's 10 hospitals and a comprehensive network of health-related research, ambulatory, home health businesses and a multi-specialty physician network.[READ MORE]

José R. Sánchez. President and CEO of Norwegian American Hospital (Chicago). Mr. Sánchez arrived at Chicago's Norwegian American Hospital to serve as president and CEO in October 2010.[READ MORE]

Nancy M. Schlichting. CEO of Henry Ford Health System (Detroit). Ms. Schlichting was named CEO of Henry Ford Health System in 2003, prior to which she held a number of executive positions dating back to 1998, including senior vice president and chief administrative officer of the system and executive vice president and COO and president and CEO of Henry Ford Hospital.[READ MORE]

John Jay Shannon, MD. CEO of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (Chicago). Dr. Shannon was unanimously appointed by the CCHHS board to run the system in June 2014.[READ MORE]

Gary Shorb. CEO of Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare (Memphis, Tenn.). Mr. Shorb originally joined Methodist Le Bonheur in 1990 as executive vice president. [READ MORE]

Knox Singleton, CEO of Inova (Falls Church, Va.). Mr. Singleton joined Inova as executive vice president for operations in 1983, when the system was still called the Fairfax Hospital Association.[READ MORE]

Jim Skogsbergh. President and CEO of Advocate Health Care (Downers Grove, Ill.). Mr. Skogsbergh joined Advocate Health Care in 2001 as executive vice president and COO, and was appointed president and CEO in 2002.[READ MORE]

Ronald T. Sliwinski. President of UW Hospitals and Chief of Clinical Operations (Madison, Wis.). Following the July 1 merger between the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and UW Medical Foundation, Mr. Sliwinski assumed the title president of UW Hospitals and chief of clinical operations. [READ MORE] 

Anthony Slonim, MD. President and CEO of Renown Health (Reno, Nev.). Named president and CEO of Renown in May, Dr. Slonim has over 15 years of experience in healthcare administration and leadership.[READ MORE]

Jeffrey Snyder. President and CEO of Pocono Medical Center (Stroudsburg, Pa.). Prior to being appointed to his current role as president and CEO of Pocono, Mr. Snyder was senior vice president and COO of the system.[READ MORE]

Charles Sorenson, MD. President and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare (Salt Lake City). A board-certified urologic surgeon, Dr. Sorenson began practicing at LDS Hospital in Salt Lake City in 1982 and still practices medicine today, focusing primarily on urologic oncology.[READ MORE]

Kevin Sowers, RN, MSN. President of Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.). Mr. Sowers started his career at Duke University Hospital as an oncology nurse in 1986 and served in various administrative roles, including associate vice president for hospitals and clinical facilities, before being named COO in 2003 and president in 2009.[READ MORE]

Richard J. Statuto. President and CEO of Bon Secours Health System (Marriottsville, Md.). Mr. Statuto has served as president and CEO of Bon Secours since 2005. [READ MORE]

Thomas Stover, MD. President and CEO of Akron (Ohio) General Health System. Prior to becoming president and CEO of Akron General Health System in 2012, Dr. Stover held several leadership positions within the hospital, which he joined in 1993.[READ MORE]

Michael C. Tarwater. CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System (Charlotte, N.C.). As CEO of Carolinas HealthCare System, Mr. Tarwater oversees 60,000 employees.[READ MORE]

Karen Teitelbaum. President and CEO of Sinai Health System (Chicago). Prior to her appointment as president and CEO in July 2014, Ms. Teitelbaum served as executive vice president and COO of Sinai Health System for seven years.[READ MORE]

Anthony Tersigni, EdD. President and CEO of Ascension (St. Louis). Dr. Tersigni serves as the first president and CEO of Ascension, the largest nonprofit health system in the U.S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. [READ MORE]

Warner Thomas. President and CEO of Ochsner Health System (New Orleans). Mr. Thomas joined Ochsner Health System in 1998 and served as president and COO for 14 before being named president and CEO in 2012.[READ MORE]

Elaine Thompson, PhD. President and CEO of Lakeland (Fla.) Regional Health Systems. Prior to joining Lakeland Regional Health Systems in 2010, Dr. Thompson was president of Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pa., and executive vice president and COO of St. Luke's Hospital and Health Network in Coaldale, Pa. [READ MORE]

Jeffrey E. Thompson, MD. CEO of Gundersen Lutheran Health System (La Crosse, Wis.). Dr. Thompson has been with Gundersen Lutheran Health System for more than 30 years, serving as executive vice president from 1995 to 2001 and CEO since then.[READ MORE]

David P. Tilton. President and CEO of AtlantiCare (Egg Harbor Township, N.J.). Mr. Tilton, who started his career with the system at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in 1987, was named CEO in 2007.[READ MORE]

David Torchiana, MD. President and CEO of Partners HealthCare (Boston). Prior to being appointed president and CEO of Partners HealthCare in March, Dr. Torchiana was chairman and CEO of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, where he oversaw the largest physician group practice in New England.[READ MORE]

Nick Turkal, MD. President and CEO of Aurora Health Care (Milwaukee, Wis.). Dr. Turkal has been president and CEO of Aurora Health Care since 2007.[READ MORE]

Bernard J. Tyson. Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente (Oakland, Calif.). As chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, Mr. Tyson oversees a $60 billion annual operating revenue and service of the more than 10 million Kaiser members across eight states and Washington, D.C.[READ MORE]

Chris Van Gorder. President and CEO of Scripps Health (San Diego). Mr. Van Gorder was named CEO of Scripps Health in 2000, shortly after arriving at the system the year before.[READ MORE]

Kate Walsh. President and CEO of Boston Medical Center. Prior to being named president and CEO of Boston Medical Center in March 2010, Ms. Walsh served as executive vice president and COO of Brigham and Women's Hospital for five years.[READ MORE]

Allen Weiss, MD. President and CEO of Naples (Fla.) Community Hospital. Board certified in internal medicine, rheumatology and geriatrics, Dr. Weiss was named president and CEO of Naples Community Hospital Healthcare System in 2006.[READ MORE]

Penny Wheeler, MD. President and CEO of Allina Health (Minneapolis, Minn.). Prior to her appointment as president and CEO, Dr. Wheeler served as CFO of Allina Health.[READ MORE]

Stephen A. Williams. President and CEO of Norton Healthcare (Louisville, Ky.). Mr. Williams has served as president and CEO of Norton Healthcare since 1993.[READ MORE]

Nicholas Wolter, MD. CEO of Billings Clinic. Appointed CEO of Billings Clinic in 1997, Dr. Wolter oversees the largest health system in the northern intermountain Rocky Mountain States, comprising an acute care hospital, multiple regional clinics, a long-term care facility and a multispeciality physician group practice.[READ MORE]

Dan Wolterman. President and CEO of Memorial Hermann Healthcare System (Houston). Mr. Wolterman first joined Memorial Hermann Health System in 1999 and was named president and CEO in 2002. [READ MORE]

Michael Young. President and CEO of PinnacleHealth System (Harrisburg, Pa.). Prior to being appointed president and CEO of PinnacleHealth in June 2011, Mr. Young held administrative roles with Grady Health System in Atlanta, Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y., Lancaster General Hospital & Health System in Pennsylvania, and UPMC in Pittsburgh.[READ MORE]

Thomas F. Zenty III. CEO of University Hospitals (Cleveland). Mr. Zenty was named president and CEO of University Hospitals in 2003.[READ MORE]

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