Mark leads Intermountain Healthcare’s provider enterprise in the work of improving clinical care centered on safety, quality, accessibility and affordability, all in support of Intermountain’s mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Mark works with colleagues to lead strategies that advance hospital and clinic safety, improve provider well-being and engagement, move to new models of care delivery, and develop physician and advance practice provider leaders.
With more than 20 years of leadership in medical group and system roles – growing in responsibility from lead physician to regional and system level medical director roles to physician executive – Dr. Briesacher is passionate about Intermountain’s mission and common purpose in service to patients, physicians, and all health care team members. He practiced in general pediatrics for 15 years and has deep appreciation for those who care for patients every day.
Mark received his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry at Central Methodist College and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He joined Intermountain Healthcare in 1995 after completing his internship and residency in pediatrics at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital. He serves on local and national boards for community and health care organizations. Mark and his wife, Lori, have three children and lead an active life in and around Salt Lake City, Utah.