RWJF Clinical Scholars Named “Most Influential Physician Executives”

May 30, 2013, 9:12 AM

Modern Healthcare’s “50 Most Influential Physician Executives in Healthcare” this year includes eight alumni of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program. The honorees included on the annual list are chosen by readers and the senior editors of the publication “for their leadership in the varied sectors of the industry, whether provider organizations, government agencies, associations, insurers or supplier companies.”

The Clinical Scholars alumni included this year are:

  • Kelvin Baggett, MD, senior vice president and chief medical officer, Tenet Healthcare Corp. (Dallas, Texas);
  • Mark Chassin, MD, president, Joint Commission (Oak Brook Terrace, Ill.);
  • Patrick Conway, MD, chief medical officer, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and director, CMS Center for Clinical Standards and Quality (Baltimore, Md.);
  • Elliott Fisher, MD, MPH, director, Center for Population Health and director, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice (Lebanon, N.H.);
  • Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Partners HealthCare (Boston, Mass.);
  • Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, president and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, N.J.);
  • Reed Tuckson, MD, FACP, executive vice president and chief of medical affairs, UnitedHealth Group (Minnetonka, Minn.); and
  • Robert Wachter, MD, professor and associate chairman, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco (San Francisco, Calif.).

See the full list.

This commentary originally appeared on the RWJF Human Capital Blog. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors.