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A strategic, motivated, outcomes-oriented physician executive, Dr. Anthony Slonim serves as president and CEO of Renown. Dr. Slonim’s notable career spans complex healthcare systems from the federal government to the private sector, academic medicine and public health. He’s developed a national profile as an expert in patient safety, accountable care and healthcare quality.
Recognized as a national thought leader, a highly-sought after speaker on healthcare trends and leadership development, a Six Sigma Black Belt and a 2-time TEDx speaker, Modern Healthcare has named Dr. Slonim one of the “50 Most Influential Clinical Executives” for 2019. He has also been listed on the Becker’s Hospital Review list as a “Physician Leader to Know” since 2014. A quadruple board-certified pediatric intensivist by training, Dr. Slonim has authored more than 15 textbooks and published more than 60 academic journal articles. He currently serves as Editor for the Physician Leadership Journal and Physician Leadership Library.
Dr. Slonim earned his undergraduate degree at New York Medical College, holds a diploma in professional nursing, and an M.D. from New York Medical College. Dr. Slonim served four years in the United States Public Health Service in Rockville, MD with the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He earned both his master’s and doctorate in public health from George Washington University.
Before joining Renown Health, Dr. Slonim served in executive leadership roles at Barnabas Health in NJ, Carillion Clinic in VA and Children’s National Medical Center in DC. He has held hospital appointments at the National Institutes of Health, Walter Reed Medical Center, and Southern Maryland Hospital Center.
Dr. Slonim chairs the American Hospital Association’s Health Care Systems Council representing more than 300 integrated health systems nationwide, chairs the CMR Institute and serves on the American College of Physician Executives’ Finance & Investment Committee. He currently holds a university appointment at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.
Dr. Slonim leads Renown Health’s charitable mission of “making a genuine difference in the health and well-being,” based on the principles of caring, integrity, collaboration and excellence. The integrated healthcare system includes four hospital campuses; 120 sites of primary, urgent and specialty care; affiliations with Stanford Medicine, the University of Nevada-Reno Medical School, St. Georges University; and a health plan that serves over 230,000 members. Renown Health’s more than 7,000 employees and 800 providers serve as the regional referral center for over 100 square miles, from Sacramento to Salt Lake City.
With a commitment to community-based initiatives for the promotion of health and wellness, Dr. Slonim caught the industry’s attention by launching the Healthy Nevada Project®, the first population health study that combines genetic, environmental, social and clinical data to address individual and community health needs.