The Leadership Council (formerly the National Advisory Board) is a group of preeminent senior executive leaders in healthcare. The board reflects a remarkable cross-section of nationally recognized leaders, including CEOs and presidents of major health systems and institutions, prominent foundations, consultancies, and more.


Leadership Council members provide the Carol Emmott Fellowship deep expertise and wide visibility. They act as mentors, keynote speakers, and convergence conference panelists, and help drive the fellowship's vision of elevating women to the topmost ranks of healthcare leadership. Fellows interact with Leadership Council members throughout the year.

For a complete list of Leadership Council members and short bios, download our PDF.

At the 2017 San Francisco convergence conference: Richard Slavin, MD, former CEO, Palo Alto Medical Foundation David Anderson, Senior Advisor, BDC Advisors David Blumenthal, President, The Commonwealth Fund Barbara Anderman, Governing Board member, Leadership Council Chair, Carol Emmott Fellowship Stephanie McCutcheon, CEO, Health Employers Exchange; Principal, McCutcheon and Co. Mary Pittman, President & CEO, Public Health Institute Bruce Solomon, former EVP & COO Wellspan, Healthcare Consultant

At the 2017 San Francisco convergence conference:
Richard Slavin, MD, former CEO, Palo Alto Medical Foundation
David Anderson, Senior Advisor, BDC Advisors
David Blumenthal, President, The Commonwealth Fund
Barbara Anderman, Governing Board member, Leadership Council Chair, Carol Emmott Fellowship
Stephanie McCutcheon, CEO, Health Employers Exchange; Principal, McCutcheon and Co.
Mary Pittman, President & CEO, Public Health Institute
Bruce Solomon, former EVP & COO Wellspan, Healthcare Consultant

 

Carol Emmott Fellowship Leadership Council

Barbara Anderman, Leadership Council Chair
Carol Emmott Fellowship

Stephanie Alexander
Alexander Cree Advisors

David Anderson
BDC Advisors

Sandra H. Austin
Formerly with Alvarez & Marsal Healthcare Industry Group and Howard University Hospital

David Blumenthal
The Commonwealth Fund

Odette Bolano
Saint Alphonsus Health System

Marna Borgstrom
Yale New Haven Health

Lisa Brandenburg
University of Washington

Ruth W. Brinkley
Kaiser Permanente Northwest

Ceci Connolly
Alliance of Community Health Plans

Joanne Conroy
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health

Jennifer Daley
Cigna HealthCare

Meredith Damore
CareDox

Duane Dauner
California Hospital Association

Lloyd Dean
Dignity Health

Adrienne Edens
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives

Lisa Egbuonu-Davis
Sanofi

Susan Ehrlich
Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

Walt Ettinger
Healthcare Consultant, Formerly with the University of Maryland School of Medicine

Kevin Fickenscher
CREO Strategic Solutions, LLC

Elena Fuentes-Afflick
University of California San Francisco, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital

Tejal Gandhi
Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Rebekah Gee
Louisiana Department of Health

Larry Goodman
Rush System and Rush University Medical Center

Pamela Hudson
Center for Digital Health Innovation at UCSF

Christine Hunter
U.S. Office of Personnel Management

Sachin Jain
CareMore Health

Kathryn Johnson
Formerly with Health Forum; Global Health Consultant

 

Wright L. Lassiter III
Henry Ford Health System 

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
University of Pennsylvania; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Vivian Lee
Verily

Sharon Levine
The Permanente Federation

Bill Littlejohn
Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Anne McCune
Anne McCune, LLC

Stephanie McCutcheon
Health Employer Exchange

Ann Mond Johnson
American Telemedicine Association

Robert Nordgren
Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Sharon O'Keefe
University of Chicago Medical Center

Barbara Pelletreau
Dignity Health

Mary Pittman
Public Health Institute

Claire Pomeroy
Alber and Mary Lasker Foundation

Deborah Prothrow-Stith
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

Bob Riney
Henry Ford Health System

Jaewon Ryu
Geisinger

Robert Saroyan
Valley Children's Healthcare

PK Scheerle
Gifted Healthcare

Nancy Schlichting
Formerly with Henry Ford Health System; Walgreens Boots Alliance and Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc.

Cheryl Scott
McClintock Scott Group

Richard Slavin
Formerly with Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Bruce Solomon
Healthcare Consultant

Cynthia Sparer
Yale New Haven Health

Todd Suntrapak
California Children's Hospital Association

Maureen Swick
American Hospital Association

Nancy Valentine
Northern Illinois University

Lizz Vilardo
Sutter Health

Janet Widmann
KidsCare Dental

Andy Wiesenthal
Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Jane Willemsen
John Muir Health

Frank Williams
Evolent Health