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Institutional Profiles in Academic Health System Leadership

The following are institutional profiles that summarize emerging strategies and highlight innovative approaches to system development and other AMC transformation activities from across the county.  These institutions were selected specifically by the Advisory Panel on Healthcare as institutions that are engaged in specific activities that can teach other AMCs. 

These profiles were built through extensive primary interviews with executives, as well as secondary research using a variety of sources. Each profile is developed around the following organizational characteristics:

  • Access to Capital
  • Compensation and Incentives
  • Cost Management/Quality of Care
  • Data Analytics and Performance Measurement
  • Education, Research, and Innovation
  • Management of Risk
  • "Open Architecture" - Engaging with Community Providers
  • Primary Care Network Development
  • Scale

Profiled Institutions

Click on each institution below to access their profile. A consolidated list of profiles is also available for download.
Download consolidated profiles document  (108 pages)


Cleveland Clinic 

Emory Healthcare 

Montefiore Medical Center 

Partners Healthcare System/Massachusetts General Hospital 

Penn Medicine 

UCLA Health  

University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System 

University of Iowa Health Care 

University of New Mexico System 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 

Vanderbilt University Medical Center 

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System 

Yale-New Haven Health System