Christian Balcer

Healthcare Leader/Educator
DaVita Kidney Care

Christian Balcer is a healthcare leader and educator, most recently serving as regional operations director for DaVita Kidney Care in Seattle. In this role, he directed all business and financial operations for 12 dialysis centers with a total profit and loss of $60 million, including leading a team of 11 direct reports and more than 200 indirect teammates. Mr. Balcer also serves as an adjunct professor at the Calvin University School of Business. Previously, he served as manager, telemedicine and business development, at Benefis Health System in Great Falls, Mont., where he led the REACH Telemedicine Network, a virtual care program covering more than 36,000 square miles of geography across north-central Montana. He also led business planning efforts across the system. Mr. Balcer began his healthcare career as an administrative fellow at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Md. He went on to serve as manager, nursing operations, where he was responsible for the daily operations of the central staffing office and Patient Transport department. He obtained his master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor of Arts degree in business operations from Calvin University. Outside of work, he is a hiking enthusiast, financial coach and active member in his church.


Monday, March 20
2:00–3:00 p.m.
15H - Rookie Manager: Leading People for the First Time