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Paul Pomerantz, FACHE


American Society of Anesthesiologists

Paul Pomerantz is CEO of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He received a Master of Business Administration degree specializing in health administration from Temple University, after which he served in executive roles at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical College of Pennsylvania (now Drexel). Mr. Pomerantz has held CEO roles at the Drug Information Association, American Society of Plastic Surgeons, Society of Interventional Radiology and Clinical Laboratory Management Association. He is also active in healthcare and professional leadership. In recent years, he served as chair of the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE Foundation) and treasurer of the National Health Council. He also served on the board of ASAE Business Services Inc. and as chair of the ASAE Power of A committee. He currently serves as chair-elect of Association Forum (Chicago) and is the founder and past co-chair of the Health Collaborative. He is a frequent speaker and writer on topics of associations, healthcare leadership, governance and strategy. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.


The Physician Leadership Imperative in Times of Crisis

Presented by John M. Zerwas, MD, Mary Dale Peterson, MD, FACHE, FASA, Paul Pomerantz, FACHE at 1:00 PM on Friday, March 26th.

Physician leadership has become essential as health systems must navigate system transformation and value-based care/population health. COVID-19 has accelerated this trend, with physicians playing critical roles to adapt system capacity, maintain essential services and fiscal health, address supply chain issues, ensure workforce and patient safety, and strengthen workforce resilience. Because of the novel nature of…