2008 Samuel P. Martin III, MD, Memorial Lecture

Mark A. Kelley, MD
Executive Vice President, Henry Ford Health System
Chief Executive Officer, Henry Ford Medical Group

Healthcare in Detroit: A Preview of the Impending National Crisis

February 8, 2008
12:00 - 1:30 PM

Austrian Auditoriumn (1st floor), Clinical Research Building


co-sponsored by Penn's Division of General Internal Medicine and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program

Mark A. Kelley, M.D., is executive vice president for Henry Ford Health System and chief executive officer of the Henry Ford Medical Group.

In his role, he is responsible for leadership of the 900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the nation's largest group practices. The medical group trains more than 700 students and residents each year and conducts more than $55 million in biomedical research.

Dr. Kelley serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for Henry Ford Health System and participates in the development of the strategic direction for the organization. In addition, he helps facilitate relationships between Henry Ford Health System and the more than 1,800 private practice physicians throughout metro Detroit who provide care at Henry Ford facilities.

A graduate of Harvard College, he received his bachelor's and medical degrees from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in pulmonary diseases at the University of Pennsylvania.

Before joining Henry Ford, Dr. Kelley was professor of medicine at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine where he served in a variety of leadership roles. He was vice chairman of the department of Medicine, and chief of medicine and associate chief of staff at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He also served as vice dean for clinical affairs at Penn and was responsible for the physician and hospital network development and for the coordination of clinical practice integration across the University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Among his other professional activities, Dr. Kelley has served as chairman of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Critical Care Test Committee, chairman of the ABIM Board of Directors and chairman of the ABIM Foundation. He was a director of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Medical Specialties.

He has chaired COMPACCS, the national manpower study on pulmonary and critical care and FOCCUS, a committee commissioned by the professional societies in critical care to address challenges in critical care delivery.

Currently, Dr. Kelley serves on the Council on Graduate Medical Education (COGME), which advises Congress on issues related to the national physician workforce. He is also Vice Chair of the Group Practice Advisory Committee of the American Medical Association.

A practicing pulmonary physician listed in "Best Doctors in America", Dr. Kelley is a fellow of both the American College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians. He maintains active teaching roles at the Wayne State School of Medicine, the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics of the University of Pennsylvania.

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