Eugene A. Woods, FACHE


Atrium Health

Eugene Woods is president/CEO of Atrium Health. He joined Atrium in April 2016 and has collaborated with his teammates to unite around a new mission statement to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing for all. Mr. Woods also serves as immediate past chair of the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association. He has more than 25 years of healthcare leadership experience, having overseen nonprofit and for-profit managed hospitals, academic and community-based delivery systems, and rural and urban facilities. Recently, he was renamed in Modern Healthcare’s list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and has been recognized as a Top 25 Minority Executive in Healthcare. He holds a bachelor’s degree in health planning and administration, a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in health administration from the Pennsylvania State University. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Masters Series Session 3: Executive Leadership

Presented by Eugene A. Woods, FACHE, Michael J. Dowling at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, March 5th.

Both of these healthcare executives have had to demonstrate their leadership abilities in the most challenging of situations. During this session, they will share how they find the inspiration and fortitude needed to make difficult—in some cases, unpopular—decisions. The discussion will include advice for using personal values to guide organizational outcomes, working with diverse leaders…