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with Gene Woods

With Mr. Gene Woods,
June 28, 2021 at 10:00 - 11:00 am

Join us as we have a conversation with One of today’s most prominent leaders in healthcare, Atrium Health’s, Mr. Gene Woods.  Woods, MBA, MHA, FACHE, is president and chief executive officer of Atrium Health, a nationally leading, non-profit health system with more than 70,000 teammates serving patients at 42 hospitals and over 1,500 care locations across four states: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia. Under his tenure since joining in 2016, Atrium health has been recognized as one of the Best Employers for Diversity in the country. The organization has been recognized as among the absolute best in the nation.

Woods has 30 years of healthcare leadership experience, and his career is decorated with many honors, including his most recent recognitions as #7 of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and one of the Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare – as well as being one of only five “Luminaries,” honored for their career-defining work in reshaping the industry – by Modern Healthcare. He has also been named a Healthcare Pioneer for Black History Month 2021 by Governor Roy Cooper and the North Carolina African American Heritage Commission; the recipient of the Whitney M. Young Jr. award for service to the state of North Carolina by the Urban League of Central Carolinas; the recipient of the Charlotte Business Journal’s 2020 Business Person of the Year; the 2020 Distinguished 400 Award recipient by the 400 Years of African American History Commission; one of the 50 Great African American Leaders, as well as one of the 100 Great Leaders in Healthcare by Becker’s Healthcare; one of the Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America by Savoy Magazine; one of the Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America by Black Enterprise; one of the Most Admired CEOs of 2018 by the Charlotte Business Journal; one of the 2019 Power 100 honorees by Business North Carolina; Senior Executive of the Year by the National Association of Health Service Executives; and Alumni of the Year by the Pennsylvania State University.  

Woods holds three degrees from the Pennsylvania State University: a bachelor’s degree in health planning and administration, a master’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in health administration.

Who is Gene Woods? What makes him tick?

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