El Centro Regional Medical Center Tour & CEO Rounds
April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Introduce ACHE/SOHL to Imperial County through sharing the value of the organization and benefits of membership. Leaders in today’s healthcare environment also know that change is a constant. The best way to be prepared for what lies ahead is to cultivate relationships, seek out learning environments, and keep your eyes on the future. Food, wine and beer will be served.
Dr. Adolphe Edward is the chief executive officer for El Centro Regional Medical Center (ECRMC), an acute care medical center in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that is affiliated with the UC San Diego Health Care Network. He brings to the position more than 29 years of experience in health care strategy and operations at public and private systems worldwide.
Dr. Edward was most recently market CEO of Kindred HealthCare, a Fortune 100 company where he helped grow market share for inpatient services. He has also held senior leadership roles at hospitals across the U.S. and abroad, focusing on attracting new patients and growing specialty services. These positions include Chief Medical Operations for Honeywell, where he oversaw medical operations at multiple locations in Turkey, Oman and United Arab Emirates, as well as a dual role as chief operating officer and chief quality officer for Dell’s health sciences division/SEHA in Abu Dhabi, where he was responsible for 9 hospitals and over 60 clinics in the UAE health system. Prior to that, Dr. Edward held many executive leadership positions in health care for the U.S. Air Force for over 22 years.
He holds a doctorate in healthcare administration and leadership from the Medical University of South Carolina, a master’s of strategy and international relations from Air University (U.S. Air Force), an MS in healthcare administration from Trinity University, an MBA from Florida Metropolitan University, and a BS in biological studies from Wichita State University. He also earned several certifications related to leadership and management.
Dr. Edward is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and a diplomate of the American Academy of Medical Administrators (AAMA).
Event will be held in the Conference Room, on the 2nd Floor