50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2015
President and CEO, New York City Health and Hospitals Corp
Dr. Ram Raju rejoined the New York City Health and Hospitals Corp. in spring 2014 as the city-owned system’s president and CEO. Raju previously held executive-level roles with the public hospital system—including chief medical officer and chief operating officer—and served on restructuring and reform committees. But in 2011, Raju was wooed from HHC to become CEO of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System in Chicago, where he led a restructuring needed to help reverse large budget deficits.