Alignment of Governance and Leadership in Healthcare: Building Momentum for Transformation








George J. Isham, M.D., M.S.
Senior Advisor, HealthPartners

George J. Isham, M.D., M.S., is Senior Advisor at HealthPartners and Senior Fellow at the HealthPartners Institute. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine and was designated as a National Associate of the Institute of Medicine in 2003. He is active in health policy nationally and currently co-chairs the National Academy of Medicine's Roundtable on Population Health Improvement. He is a former member of the CDC’s Task Force on Community Preventive Services, AHRQ’s United States Preventive Services Task Force, founding co-chair of NCQA’s committee on performance measurement and a founding member of the advisory board for the National Guideline Clearinghouse. Dr. Isham was formerly Executive Director of University Health Care, Inc. in Madison, Wisconsin and former CEO of U-Care at UW Hospitals and Clinics. His clinical practice was with the United States Navy, at the Freeport Clinic in Freeport, Illinois, and at the UW Hospitals and Clinics.


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