50 Most Influential Clinical Executives
Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health
As president and CEO of Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, Dr. Stephen Klasko is bridging the art and science of medicine and healthcare transformation. He has championed transformation of American healthcare as university president, dean of two medical colleges, and CEO of three academic health centers. He is also the author of 2016's We CAN Fix Healthcare in America, and editor-in-chief of the journal Healthcare Transformation. Previously, as dean of the University of South Florida's Morsani College of Medicine and founder and CEO of USF Health, Klasko built the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, one of the largest such simulation facilities in the world.