This year's 150 nominees for the 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in 2015 are presented in alphabetical order.
Steve AllenCEO Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus, Ohio
Steven AltschulerCEOChildren's Hospital of Philadelphia
Peter AngoodCEO American Association for Physician Leadership Tampa, Fla.
Elliott AntmanPresident American Heart Association Boston
Timothy BabineauPresident and CEO Lifespan Providence, R.I.
Kelvin BaggettChief clinical officer Tenet Healthcare Corp. Dallas
Bruce BagleyCEO TransforMED Leawood, Kan.
David BaileyPresident and CEO Nemours Children's Health System Jacksonville, Fla.
Richard BankowitzEnterprise-wide chief medical officer Premier Charlotte, N.C.
Richard BaronPresident and CEO American Board of Internal Medicine/ABIM Foundation Philadelphia
Howard BauchnerEditor-in-chief JAMAChicago
Georges BenjaminExecutive director American Public Health Association Washington
Don BerwickFormer president and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Cambridge, Mass.; former CMS administrator
Roy BeveridgeExecutive VP and chief medical officer Humana Louisville, Ky.
Daniel BluePresident Sanford Clinic Sioux Falls, S.D.
David BlumenthalPresident Commonwealth Fund New York
Marc BoomPresident and CEO Houston Methodist
William BornsteinChief medical officer, chief quality officer Emory Healthcare Atlanta
Akram BoutrosPresident and CEO MetroHealth System Cleveland
Otis BrawleyChief medical officer American Cancer Society Atlanta
Troyen BrennanExecutive VP and chief medical officer CVS HealthWoonsocket, R.I.
William BriaChairman Association of Medical Directors of Information SystemsLake Almanor, Calif.
George BrownPresident and CEO Legacy Health Portland, Ore.
John BrumstedPresident and CEO Fletcher Allen Health Care Burlington, Vt.
Robert CarlsonCEO National Comprehensive Cancer Network Fort Washington, Pa.
Christine CasselPresident and CEO National Quality Forum Washington
Fred CeriseCEO Parkland Health & Hospital System Dallas
Mark ChassinPresident and CEO Joint Commission Oakbrook Terrace, Ill.
Humayun ChaudhryPresident and CEO Federation of State Medical Boards Washington
John ChessareCEO GBMC HealthCare Baltimore
Benjamin ChuExecutive VP, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan; group president, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Georgia regions; president, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Oakland, Calif.
Carolyn ClancyInterim undersecretary for health Veterans Affairs Department Washington
Dexanne ClohanChief medical officer HealthSouth Corp. Birmingham, Ala.
Francis CollinsDirector National Institutes of Health Bethesda, Md.
Patrick ConwayDeputy administrator for innovation and quality, chief medical officer; director, CMS, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation
William ConwayExecutive VP, Henry Ford Health System; CEO, Henry Ford Medical Group Detroit
Steven CorwinCEO New York-Presbyterian Hospital New York
Toby CosgrovePresident and CEO Cleveland Clinic
Kenneth DavisPresident and CEO Mount Sinai Health System New York
Ralph de la TorreChairman and CEO Steward Health Care System Boston
Ronald DePinhoPresident MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston
Karen DeSalvoNational coordinator for health information technology HHSWashington
Susan Desmond-HellmannCEO Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Seattle
T. Clifford DevenySenior VP, physicians services and clinical integration Catholic Health Initiatives Englewood, Colo.
James DowningChairman, president and CEO St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis, Tenn.
Jeffrey DrazenEditor-in-chief New England Journal of Medicine Boston
Victor DzauPresident Institute of Medicine Washington
Melinda EstesCEO St. Luke's Health System Kansas City, Mo.
Anthony FauciDirector National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases Bethesda, Md.
David FeinbergPresident, UCLA Health System; CEO, UCLA Hospital System; associate vice chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences Los Angeles
Harvey FinebergPresident Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Palo Alto, Calif.
Elliott FisherDirector Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice Lebanon, N.H.
Thomas FriedenDirector Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta
Tejal GandhiPresident and CEONational Patient Safety Foundation Boston
Atul GawandeSurgeon, professor, writer, researcher Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health Boston
Michael GerardiPresident American College of Emergency Physicians Irving, Texas
Richard GilfillanPresident and CEO Trinity Health Livonia, Mich.
Jeffrey GoldChancellor University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha
Larry GoodmanPresident and CEO Rush University Medical Center Chicago
Gary GottliebOutgoing president and CEO, Partners HealthCare, Boston; incoming CEO, Partners in Health
Howard GrantPresident and CEO Lahey Health Burlington, Mass.
Ron GreenoCo-founder, executive VP of strategy and innovation Cogent Healthcare Brentwood, Tenn.
Harry GreenspunDirector Deloitte Center for Health Solutions Washington
Robert GrossmanDean and CEO NYU Langone Medical Center New York
Dean GrunerPresident and CEO ThedaCare Appleton, Wis.
Margaret HamburgCommissioner Food and Drug Administration Silver Spring, Md.
John HensingExecutive VP and chief medical officer Banner Health Phoenix
Rodney HochmanPresident and CEO Providence Health & Services Renton, Wash.
Russell HolmanChief medical officer LifePoint Hospitals Brentwood, Tenn.
Richard InselChief scientific officer Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation New York
Brent JamesExecutive director, Institute for Health Care Delivery Research; chief quality officer Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake City
Ashish JhaDirector Harvard Global Health Institute Boston
Larry KaiserPresident and and CEO Temple University Health System Philadelphia
Gary KaplanChairman and CEO Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle
M. Narendra KiniPresident and CEO Miami Children's Hospital
Darrell KirchPresident and CEO Association of American Medical Colleges Washington
John KitzhaberFormer Governor of Oregon Salem
Stephen KlaskoPresident and CEO Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health System Philadelphia
Risa Lavizzo-MoureyPresident and CEO Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Princeton, N.J.
Thomas LeeChief medical officer Press Ganey South Bend, Ind.
Barbara LevyChair American Medical Association/Specialty Society Relative Value Scale Update Committee (RUC) Federal Way, Wash.
Allen LichterCEO American Society of Clinical Oncology Alexandria, Va.
William LunnPresident and CEO Tulane Medical Center New Orleans
James MadaraExecutive VP and CEO American Medical Association Chicago
Lynn MassingaleExecutive chairman TeamHealth Knoxville, Tenn.
Mark McClellanDirector Health Care Innovation and Value Initiative Brookings Institution Washington
Richard MiglioriExecutive VP of medical affairs and chief medical officer UnitedHealth Group Minnetonka, Minn.
J. Mario MolinaPresident and CEO Molina Healthcare Long Beach, Calif.
Stephen MooreSenior VP and chief medical officer Catholic Health Initiatives Englewood, Colo.
Farzad MostashariFounder, Aledade, Bethesda, Md.; former national coordinator for health information technology, HHS
Vivek MurthyU.S. surgeon general U.S. Public Health Service Rockville, Md.
Elizabeth NabelPresident Brigham and Women's Health Care Boston
Thomas NascaCEO Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education Chicago
David NashFounding dean, Jefferson School of Population Health Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia
Janice NevinPresident and CEO Christiana Care Health System Wilmington, Del
John NoseworthyPresident and CEO Mayo Clinic Rochester, Minn.
Samuel NussbaumExecutive VP, clinical health policy and chief medical officer Anthem Indianapolis
Patrick O'GaraPresident American College of Cardiology Washington
Christopher OliviaPresident Continuum Health Alliance Marlton, N.J.
David PatePresident and CEO St. Luke's Health System Boise, Idaho
Ronald PaulusPresident and CEO Mission Health Asheville, N.C.
Harold PazExecutive VP and chief medical officer Aetna Hartford, Conn.
Jonathan PerlinPresident of clinical services and chief medical officer HCA Nashville
C. Wright PinsonCEO, Vanderbilt Health System; senior associate dean, Vanderbilt University Nashville
Irving PrenglerChief medical officer Baylor Scott & White Dallas
Tom PriceU.S. representative (R-Ga.), House Budget Committee chairman Washington
Peter PronovostDirector, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore
David PryorExecutive VP, Ascension; president and CEO, Ascension Clinical Holdings St. Louis
Ram RajuPresident and CEO New York City Health and Hospitals Corp.
Paul RamseyCEO, UW Medicine; dean, University of Washington School of Medicine Seattle
Robert RatnerChief scientific and medical officer American Diabetes Foundation Alexandria, Va.
Prem ReddyChairman and CEO Prime Healthcare Services Ontario, Calif.
Emad RizkPresident and CEO Accretive Chicago
William RoperCEO, UNC Health Care; dean, school of medicine; vice chancellor University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Paul RothmanDean and CEO Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore
Yvette RoubideauxActing director U.S. Indian Health Service Rockville, Md.
Lee SacksExecutive VP and chief medical officer Advocate Health Care Downers Grove, Ill.
Steven SafyerPresident and CEO Montefiore Medical Center New York
Michael SchatzleinCEO St. Thomas Health Services Nashville
Joe SelbyExecutive director Patient-Centered Outcomes and Research Institute Washington
John ShannonCEO Cook County Health & Hospitals System Chicago
David ShulkinVP, Atlantic Health; president, Morristown (N.J.) Medical Center
Bruce SiegelPresident and CEO America's Essential Hospitals Washington
Lynn SimonPresident of clinical services and chief quality officer Community Health Systems Franklin, Tenn.
Adam SingerChairman and CEO IPC-the Hospitalist Co. North Hollywood, Calif.
Peter SlavinPresident Massachusetts General Hospital Boston
Anthony SlonimPresident and CEO Renown Health Reno, Nev.
Lynda Ann SmirzChief medical officer, acute-care division Universal Health Services King of Prussia, Pa.
Joe SmithChief medical and science officer West Health San Diego
Patrick Soon-ShiongChairman, Chan Soon-Shiong Family Foundation; CEO, NantHealth, Los Angeles; global director, cancer services and bioinformatics, Providence Health & Services, Renton, Wash.
Charles SorensonPresident and CEO Intermountain Healthcare Salt Lake City
Glenn Steele Jr.President and CEO Geisinger Health System Danville, Pa.
Somava StoutVP for patient-centered medical home development, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; lead transformation adviser, Cambridge (Mass.) Alliance
Andrew SussmanSenior VP and associate chief medical officer, CVS Health; president, MinuteClinic division Woonsocket, R.I.
Kevin TabbPresident and CEO Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston
Paul TangChief technology and innovation officer Palo Alto (Calif.) Medical Foundation/Sutter Health
John M. TedeschiChairman and CEO Continuum Health Alliance Marlton, N.J.
Jeffrey ThompsonChairman and CEO Gundersen Health System La Crosse, Wis.
Eric TopolChief academic officer, Scripps Health; director, Scripps Translational Science Institute San Diego
Nick TurkalPresident and CEO Aurora Health Care Milwaukee
Susan TurneyPresident and CEO Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic
Robert WachterProfessor and chief of the division of hospital medicine University of California at San Francisco
Robert WahPresident, American Medical Association; chief medical officer, Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va.
Michael WaldrumPresident and CEO University of Arizona Health Network Tucson
Steven WeinbergerExecutive VP and CEO American College of Physicians Philadelphia
James WeinsteinPresident and CEO Dartmouth-Hitchcock Lebanon, N.H.
Larry WelliksonCEO Society of Hospital Medicine Philadelphia
Robert WerginPresident American Academy of Family Physicians Leawood, Kan.
Penny WheelerPresident and CEO Allina Health Minneapolis
Nicholas WolterCEO Billings (Mont.) Clinic