Amer Kaissi, PhD

Author/Executive Coach/Professor, Healthcare Administration

Trinity University

Amer Kaissi is an award-winning Professor of Healthcare Administration at Trinity University. He is the author of the book Intangibles: The Unexpected Traits of High-Performing Healthcare Leaders, which won the 2019 ACHE Book of the Year award.

Dr. Kaissi joined the faculty of Trinity University in 2003 after earning a PhD in health services administration from the University of Minnesota. At Trinity, Dr. Kaissi teaches courses in Leadership, Professional Development and Public Speaking and is the Director of the Executive Program. His research interests include leadership and strategy. Dr. Kaissi is a national speaker with the Studer Group and a faculty member with ACHE, the University of Colorado-Denver and Boston College. He is also a certified executive and physician coach. He works with MEDI, a division of Naavis, as an executive coach and he consults with hospitals and healthcare organizations in their strategic planning efforts.

Dr. Kaissi, an avid soccer fan, lives in San Antonio, Texas with his wife and two teenagers.


Inspiring and Leading Change in Turbulent Times: Agility and Resilience in Healthcare Leadership

Presented by Amer Kaissi, PhD at 10:00 AM on Thursday, March 25th.

This program builds on video interviews and case studies developed in select healthcare organizations and on Kaissi’s experience as an executive coach, consultant and researcher to enable the participating executives to develop the skills needed for agile leadership. Agile healthcare leaders combine flexibility in adapting to change, speed in making informed decisions, and resilience through…