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Sanford Health clinic president to speak at healthcare leadership summit


Luis Garcia, MD, FACS, MBA, president of the clinic at Sanford Health, will join the HealthLeaders The Way Forward Leadership Summit as a panelist October 20-21, 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia. The two-day summit brings together 30 healthcare system leaders – CEOs, CFOs, CMOs, chief executives and CIOs – to discuss strategies to address current challenges facing healthcare systems and the way forward .

The Way Forward will be the most widely distributed content Health Leaders has published.

Garcia was invited to participate in a roundtable with clinical leaders from health systems across the country, including Jordan Asher, MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer of Sentara Healthcare, Hoda Asmar, MD, executive vice president and CMO of the system for Providence, Eric Eskioğlu, MD, executive vice president and chief medical and scientific officer of Novant Health and Janet Tomcavage, executive vice president and chief nursing officer of Geisinger Health.

The roundtable will be an opportunity for clinical leaders to share their perspectives on a range of topics, including how systems partner with population health initiatives, recruitment and retention strategies, investments in digital health and new models of care delivery.

“It is an honor to join such accomplished and respected healthcare leaders to discuss solutions to the challenges we all face,” said Garcia. “I’m proud of Sanford Health’s ongoing journey to transform the healthcare experience and provide access to world-class care for our patients. »

As President of Sanford Health’s Clinical Division, Garcia oversees governance, recruitment and retention, clinician wellness initiatives, and overall clinic development and integration for physicians and advanced practice providers. .

Garcia has worked for Sanford Health since 2002 and is a board-certified surgeon specializing in advanced laparoscopic and bariatric surgeries. He is a strong advocate for Sanford Health in health care policy development and serves on several important industry boards and committees, including the International Esperanza Project, American Medical Group Association, Leadership South Dakota and Morrison Family College of Health.