Speaker - Glenn Steele

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Glenn D. Steele Jr., MD, PhD, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System, an integrated health services organization in central and northeastern Pennsylvania nationally recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development and implementation of innovative care models.

Dr. Steele previously served as the dean of the Biological Sciences Division and the Pritzker School of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs at the University of Chicago, as well as the Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery. Prior to that, he was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, president and chief executive officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group, Boston, Mass., and chairman of the department of surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital (Boston, Mass.). Dr. Steele is also past Chairman of the American Board of Surgery. He received his bachelor’s degree in history and literature from Harvard University and his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency in surgery at the University of Colorado, where he was also a fellow of the American Cancer Society. He earned his Ph.D. in microbiology at Lund University in Sweden.

Dr. Steele's investigations have focused most recently on innovations in healthcare delivery and financing, and he is a prolific writer, having authored or co-authored more than 481 scientific and professional articles. He is a member of numerous boards and national committees and has received several prestigious awards, including being named to Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare, the “100 Most Powerful People in Healthcare”, and among Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Non-Profit Hospital Health System CEOs to know List (2012).

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The Nation Needs the Affordable Care Act

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