Geisinger Health System named Karen Murphy executive vice president, chief innovation officer and founding director of its Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation.
President-elect of the AMA, Dr. Barbara McAneny's one-year term will begin June 2018.
Niall Brennan has been named president and executive director of the Health Care Cost Institute, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving price transparency based in Washington, D.C. He succeeds David Newman.
John Couris will succeeds Jim Burkhart, who resigned in November at the request of the hospital's board, as the CEO and President of Tampa General.
John Gantner has been named president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in New Brunswick, N.J., and Anthony Cava is now president of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital's campus in Somerville, N.J.
Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong will advise the Trump administration on health information technology policy as a member of the Health Information Technology Advisory Committee, an advisory group to the national coordinator for health IT.
The World Health Organization this week elected Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus to be its next director-general.
Dr. George Brown is retiring as the longtime president and CEO of Legacy Health, based in Portland, Ore. A successor is expected to be selected by year-end.
Genevieve Morris has been named principal deputy national coordinator for health IT at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. She replaces Dr. Vindell Washington.
Califf will become an adviser for Verily Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Google parent Alphabet Inc., effective June 5.
Dr. Brett Giroir was forced out as the head of Texas A&M Health Science Center after just 18 months. Although he was hailed for efforts to build relationships with the biotech industry, local media reports suggested there was a personality conflict with Texas A&M leadership.
George Sigounas replaces HRSA Acting Administrator Jim Macrae, who will move back to heading the agency's Bureau of Primary Health Care.