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Lynn Simon, MD, FACHE

President, Clinical Operations/Chief Medical Officer

Community Health Systems

Lynn Simon is president, clinical operations/CMO for Community Health Systems. She has leadership responsibilities for all aspects of clinical operations, including quality and safety, clinical service lines, nursing and case management. She also oversees medical staff relations, physician practice management, clinical integration and telemedicine initiatives, medical informatics, pharmacy and clinical documentation improvement.

Before joining CHS in 2010, Dr. Simon served as vice president of medical affairs at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky., and senior vice president/CMO of Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s HealthCare after the organizations’ merger. She was a full-time practicing neurologist in Louisville from 1989 to 2005. Dr. Simon earned a master’s degree in business administration from Bellarmine University in Louisville and her medical degree from the University of Louisville. She completed a medical internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital in Chicago and a neurology residency at Stanford University in Palo Alto, Calif., serving as chief resident in her final year. She is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


Women in Leadership: Experiences Leading Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Presented by Jane Willemsen, Lynn Simon, MD, FACHE, Michele Molden, FACHE at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

The fast emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic introduced a new level of chaos to the health system, as providers, payers, epidemiologists, policymakers and the public at large struggled to make sense of volumes of new information every day. “Business as usual” took a back seat to rethinking the U.S. healthcare model going forward, from delivery…