James L. Madara, MD
CEO, American Medical Association
James L. Madara is CEO of the American Medical Association. His career began with over 20 years at Harvard where he received clinical and research training, served as a tenured professor of pathology and was director of the NIH-sponsored Harvard Digestive Disease Center.
After five years as chair of pathology (Emory), Madara served as the Thompson Distinguished Service Professor and dean of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, and as CEO of the University of Chicago Hospitals.
Along with his current position, Madara is chairman of Health2047 Inc. An independent C-corporation, Health2047 is a San Francisco-based design firm whose mission is to help advance the AMA’s goal of improving the health of the nation through innovative solutions.