Thought Leader, Leadership

Marc Harrison, MD

President and Chief Executive Officer
Intermountain Healthcare

Marc Harrison, MD, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Intermountain Healthcare. He began serving in this position in October 2016.

A specialist in pediatric critical care, Dr. Harrison held leadership positions at Cleveland Clinic prior to joining Intermountain. He most recently served as Chief of International Business Development for Cleveland Clinic, developing and implementing international strategy, and as Chief Executive Offer of Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, where he oversaw the establishment of 12 Institutes, 5 Centers of Excellence, and more than 30 medical and surgical specialties. Earlier roles included service as Chief Medical Operations Officer, involving oversight of a broad range of clinical operations worldwide for the system, and as Chairman of Pediatric Critical Care.

Dr. Harrison earned an undergraduate degree at Haverford College and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his residency and internship in pediatric critical care through the University of Utah,School of Medicine, working primarily in the critical care units of Intermountain’s Primary Children’s Hospital. His wife, Mary Carole Harrison, MD, served as Chief Resident in the same program. Dr. Marc Harrison later received a Master of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University and completed additional study in management at Harvard Business School.

Under Dr. Harrison’s leadership, Intermountain is continuing its focus on implementing best clinical and operational practices designed to advance its mission of helping people live the healthiest lives possible.

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