Thomas Jackiewicz has been named CEO of 514-bed University of California San Diego Medical Center following a career in finance and administration at academic medical centers.
Jackiewicz, 51, has worked at the San Diego medical center since 2001, most recently as associate vice chancellor and chief financial officer. The hospital is owned by University of San Diego Health Sciences, which also encompasses a medical school, medical group and pharmacy school at the university.
Jackiewicz takes over as top executive at the medical center for Richard Liekweg, who left the system in September to become group president of BJC HealthCare and president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis. Jackiewicz has worked in financial administration jobs at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, Stanford University School of Medicine and elsewhere, and has served as national chairman of the American Association of Medical Colleges' Group on Business Affairs.