Temple Health's Larry Kaiser, MD, FACS, Named a "CEO to Know"
Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, Dean of Temple University School of Medicine and President & CEO of Temple University Health System, has been named one of the top 'Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know" by Becker's Hospital Review.
Dr. Kaiser is one of 130 hospital/health system CEOs in the nation who are recognized for their strong leadership and professional involvement in the local community. The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team used several resources to develop this list, including nominations, prior Becker's Hospital Review lists, and input from industry experts.
To view the full list of CEOs, visit Becker’s Hospital Review.
Date Published: Monday, August 12, 2013
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Temple's Dr. Steven R. Houser is New President-Elect of the American Heart Association
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