President of Clinical Services and CMO, Hospital Corporation of America
Jonathan Perlin is president of clinical services and chief medical officer of HCA Healthcare,which includes 178 hospitals and over 1,000 outpatient surgical, urgent care, and other practice units. From 2004 to 2006, Perlin was under secretary for health in the US Department of Veterans Affairs, leading the Veterans Health Administration. He served as deputy under secretary for health from 2002 to 2004. The 2015 chairman of the American Hospital Association, Perlin chairs the VA secretary’s Special Medical Advisory Group, is a member of the Congressional Budget Office Panel of Health Advisors, and serves on the boards of National Quality Forum, Digital Reasoning, and Meharry Medical College.