Bruce Siegel, MD, MPH
President and CEO
America’s Essential Hospitals
Dr. Siegel has an extensive background in health care management, policy and public health. Before joining America's Essential Hospitals (formerly the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems), he served as Director of the Center for Health Care Quality and Professor of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services.
He also previously served as president and CEO of two association members: Tampa General Healthcare and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. In addition, Dr. Siegel has served as commissioner of health for the State of New Jersey.
Among many accomplishments, Dr. Siegel has led groundbreaking work on quality and equity for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, as well as projects for the Commonwealth Fund, the California Endowment, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. He also was ranked as one of the “50 Most Influential Physician Executives” and one of the “100 Most Influential People in Healthcare” in 2011 by Modern Healthcare.
Currently, he chairs the National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality.
Dr. Siegel earned an A.B. from Princeton University, a doctor of medicine from Cornell University Medical College, and a master of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.