Dr. Charles Sorenson

CHARLES SORENSON, MD is the President and CEO Emeritus of Intermountain Healthcare and the Founding Director of the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute. Prior to his 8-year tenure as President and CEO of Intermountain, he was the COO for 11 years. Recognized by Modern Healthcare as both a top executive and physician, Charles is a graduate of the Cornell University Medical College and is a board-certified Urologic Surgeon. He is also an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah.
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Thomas J. DeLong, PhD

THOMAS J. DELONG, PhD is a senior fellow and former Philip J. Stomberg Professor of Management Practice in the Organizational Behavior area at the Harvard Business School. He is internationally recognized for his teaching and course development. Professor DeLong received his PhD in Industrial Supervision from Purdue University. He received a post-doctoral fellowship from MIT.
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Amy C. Edmondson

AMY C. EDMONDSON, PhD is the Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management at the Harvard Business School, a chair established to support the study of human interactions leading to the creation of successful enterprises that contribute to the betterment of society. Dr. Edmondson received her PhD in organizational behavior, MA in psychology, and BA in engineering and design from Harvard University.

Emily Gregory, MD

EMILY GREGORY, MD is the Vice President of Product Development at VitalSmarts, a facilitator with a unique style that motivates audiences to change. She graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and holds an MBA from Brigham Young University.

Joseph (Joe) Horton

JOSEPH (JOE) HORTON spent 21 years as the Chief Operating Officer and 15 years as CEO of Primary Children’s Hospital. In 2007, he was appointed Senior Vice President of Intermountain Healthcare. He is also the former Chairman of the National Association of Children’s Hospitals. After retirement in 2012, Joe became a visiting professor at the University of Michigan and an adjunct professor at the University of Utah. He teaches leadership at both institutions. Joe earned his master’s degree in health administration at the University of Minnesota.
Brent James

Brent James, MD

BRENT JAMES, MD is known internationally for his work in clinical quality improvement, patient safety, and improvement infrastructure. He is the former Chief Quality Officer and Executive Director of the Institute for Healthcare Delivery Research at Intermountain Healthcare. Dr. James received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science, a Master of Statistics, and Medical Doctorate degree from the University of Utah.
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Bruce Jensen

BRUCE JENSEN is the former Vice President of Communications and Marketing at Intermountain Healthcare where he served for 13 years before retiring in January 2018. He was previously a partner in a brand consulting firm and partner/creative director for a regional ad agency. He has extensive branding and marketing experience and has won several hundred awards for creativity. Bruce holds a master’s degree in Communications from the University of Utah, where, as an adjunct professor, he taught classes in branding, creativity, and advertising.
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Donald L. Lappé, MD

DONALD L. LAPPÉ, MD is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and the previous medical director of Cardiovascular services at Intermountain. He has published and presented in a broad range of cardiovascular topics including clinical outcomes, basic science, and quality improvement.

Greg Matis, JD

GREG MATIS, JD has been a healthcare lawyer for over 20 years. Before joining Intermountain Healthcare, he served as in-house counsel with several other organizations, including First Health and First Data Corporation. Greg clerked for the Honorable Stephen H. Anderson of the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. He graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where he was on the managing board of the University of Chicago Law Review.

Jessica Payne, PhD

JESSICA PAYNE, PhD is a professor of psychology at Notre Dame. Her research focuses on how sleep and stress influence human memory, creativity, and psychological function. She’s a professional speaker, consultant, and executive coach at Jessica D. Payne LLC.
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Greg Poulsen

GREG POULSEN is Senior Vice President, Policy for Intermountain Healthcare. Greg is Board Chair of the Utah Hospital Association. He serves as a Trustee for the American Board of Internal Medicine Foundation, which focuses on advancing medical professionalism. He has consulted for the Swedish Health Ministry and has provided counsel on health policy development in several countries. Mr. Poulsen holds a bachelor’s degree in biophysics and an MBA, both from Brigham Young University.

William (Wing) Province, MD

WILLIAM (WING) PROVINCE, MD is the Medical Director for the Intermountain Healthcare Leadership Institute. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Emergency Medicine Residency, where he was selected as Chief Resident by the medical staff. He completed a fellowship in Quality Improvement at Intermountain Healthcare under the tutelage of Dr. Brent James. He is a practicing, board-certified Emergency Physician and currently the Medical Staff President Elect at Park City Hospital. Wing graduated with an MBA from the Harvard Business School.
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Ken Verdoia

KEN VERDOIA has been a professional journalist and broadcaster for more than forty years. Ken is the recipient of twenty-nine Emmy Awards. He has been honored for lifetime achievement by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Ken is as a Fellow of the American Political Science Association in Washington, D.C. He has served as a consultant and training specialist for Fortune 500 businesses and federal agencies and professional and collegiate athletic programs.