About Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright

Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright is a nationally recognized physician leader, health care executive, and former business consultant whose work focuses on creating cultures of excellence and bringing balance to healthcare through focused innovation. Dr. Fischer-Wright is president and CEO of Medical Group Management Association (MGMA). Her most recent book, Back to Balance: The Art, Science, and Business of Medicine, was a national bestseller. She is also the co-author of Tribal Leadership, a New York Times bestseller about leveraging natural groups to build a thriving organization.

Prior to assuming her current role, she was a practicing physician, management consultant in multiple industries, president of Rose Medical Group, and chief medical officer within Centura Health. She is the recipient of multiple national awards for leadership in innovation, health care, business, and women’s leadership. Dr. Fischer-Wright holds a bachelor’s degree and an M.D. from the University of Colorado, a master’s degree in medical management from the University of Southern California, and a certificate in executive leadership coaching from Georgetown University. She currently lives in Denver, Colorado.

Recent Awards and Acknowledgements

2019

  • Selected for Marshall Goldsmith’s “100 Coaches”
  • FierceHealthcare Editorial Advisory Council

2018

  • 100 Great Leaders in Healthcare 2018, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Outstanding Women in Business finalist, Denver Business Journal
  • Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT, Thought Leaders, Health Data Management
  • Stevie American Business Award Winner: Gold Award for Woman of the Year, Business Services; Silver Award for Female Executive of the Year, Business Services, 11 to 2,500 Employees; Bronze Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year, Business Services, 11 to 2,500 Employees; Bronze Award for Maverick of the Year; Bronze Award for Most Innovative Woman of the Year, Business Services

2017

  • A “Top 25 Women In Healthcare,” Modern Healthcare
  • Top 100 Healthcare Leaders 2017, Modern Healthcare
  • 100 Great Healthcare Leaders to Know 2017, Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Most Powerful Women in Healthcare, Healthcare IT
  • Outstanding Women in Business nominee, Denver Business Journal
  • Stevie American Business Award Winner: Silver Award for Executive of the Year; Silver Award for Woman of the Year

2016

  • Top 100 Healthcare Leaders 2016, Modern Healthcare
  • CoBiz Top Company Award Nominee
  • Stevie International Women’s Business Award: Gold Award for Maverick of the Year; Bronze Award for Female Executive of the Year; Silver Award for Woman of the Year

2015

  • Top 100 Healthcare Leaders 2015, Modern Healthcare

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