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Chris Van Gorder

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Chris Van Gorder

President and Chief Executive Officer
Scripps Health
Expertise: 
hospital administration and management
health care in San Deigo County
health administration education

Biography

Chris Van Gorder is president and CEO of Scripps Health, a nonprofit, integrated health care delivery system with five acute-care hospitals, Scripps Clinic, an ambulatory care network, more than 2,600 affiliated physicians, and a staff of 10,000. Van Gorder is board-certified in healthcare management and a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He also is a member of the California Hospital Association board of directors and immediate past chair of the Hospital Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties. He is an assistant clinical professor in health administration and member of the Healthcare Advisory Board in the USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development. Van Gorder received his master's in public administration at USC, completed the Wharton System CEO Program at the University of Pennsylvania and earned his BA at California State University, Los Angeles.

4275 Campus Point Court
San Diego  California  92121
United States
Office Phone: 
1-800-SCRIPPS

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