A. Marc Harrison, M.D.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 • 10:30 AM–12:00 PM
Dr. Harrison is a pediatric critical care physician with a proven track record as a top operations executive on a global scale. He is leading Intermountain to embrace bold new approaches focused on improving health while continuing to make healthcare more effective, accessible, and affordable. As a result, Intermountain’s 37,000 employees—who are all called caregivers—continue to re‐define value‐based care and serve people in new ways.
Dr. Harrison is a national and international thought leader on healthcare transformation and innovation. In 2018, he ranked second among Modern Healthcare’s Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders. He also tied for second on Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.
Two examples of innovations Intermountain is leading:
- Intermountain launched Civica Rx, a not‐for‐profit generic drug manufacturer and distributor, to make generic medications more available and affordable in hospitals across the nation.
- Intermountain is a founding member of the Utah Alliance for the Determinants of Health, which is a collaboration between numerous community partners designed to proactively address forces that affect people’s health well before they come to a clinic or a hospital, such as chronic hunger, affordable housing, joblessness, personal safety, etc.
Dr. Harrison’s previous healthcare leadership experience has included service as CEO of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, chief of international business development at Cleveland Clinic, and chief medical operations officer at Cleveland Clinic.
He received his undergraduate degree from Haverford College, his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School, completed a residency at Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Hospital, and a Master of Medical Management at Carnegie Mellon University.
Dr. Harrison is an all‐American triathlete and represented the U.S. at the 2014 World Championships.