Board of Directors

Chair: Jacob Thomas, MD
Chairman and Group Medical Advisor
Ramsay Sime Darby Health Care Group
Selangor, Malaysia

Vice Chair: Paul M. White
Paul White Associates
United Kingdom

Kenneth Bloem
Elk Rapids, Michigan

Charles O. Bracken, BS, MBA
GetixHealth Holding Corporation
Sugar Land, Texas

Mark R. Chassin, MD, FACP, MPP, MPH
President and Chief Executive Officer
The Joint Commission
Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Jane D. Englebright, PhD, RN, CENP, FAAN
Chief Nurse Executive and Senior Vice President
HCA Healthcare
Nashville, Tennessee

Laura S. Kaiser, FACHE
President and Chief Executive Officer
SSM Health
St. Louis, Missouri

Mark A. Kelley, MD, MACP, FRCP
Director Faculty Leadership Initiative
Department of Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts

Scott C. Malaney, FACHE
Retired President and Chief Executive Officer
Blanchard Valley Health System
Findlay, Ohio

Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair Emeritus
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

Mary Kay (Kay) Plantes, PhD
Plantes Company, LLC
La Jolla, CA

Dr. Desmond Thio
Managing Director
Asia Healthtech

Paula Wilson
President and Chief Executive Officer
Joint Commission Resources
Oak Brook, Illinois