John M. Cho, MD, Executive Director

John M. Cho, MD is a retired US Army Brigadier General with over 20 years of senior executive experience in healthcare operations, management, and administration and in leading the planning and direction of complex health management organizations — from clinics to large healthcare systems. Most recently he was the responsible General Officer (GO) for 200 senior corporate headquarters staff and all Army Medicine issues related to information management, information technology, cyber, clinical informatics, the new $4.5B DoD electronic health record (MHS Genesis, Army Functional GO Champion), military and civilian human resources, talent management and medical logistics for the US Army Medical Command, a $11.5B healthcare system with 65,000 personnel serving 1.5M beneficiaries worldwide. He has a proven track record of leading change, achieving value for large organizations through creative and effective strategic problem solving, and effective coaching and mentoring leading to former subordinates serving as the CEO of hospitals and large clinics.

Dr. Cho is a Certified Physician Executive (CPE) of the American Association for Physician Leadership since 2011, Board Certified in Cardiothoracic and General Surgery, American Board of Surgery, since 1995 and 1998 respectively and a Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) since 2000.