AHA board names Wright Lassiter, III, chair-elect designate

The Scottsdale Institute proudly congratulates Wright Lassiter III, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, on his appointment as chair-elect designate of the American Hospital Association. He will become AHA chair in 2022!

Lassiter has led Henry Ford Health System as president since 2014 and as president and CEO since 2016. In this role, he oversees the not-for-profit Henry Ford Health System, one of the country’s largest and most comprehensive integrated health systems. Prior to joining Henry Ford, Lassiter served as CEO of the Alameda Health System in Oakland, California.

As a member of the Scottsdale Institute Board of Directors, we have the great fortune to benefit from Wright’s expertise and commitment to serving the needs of communities surrounding Henry Ford Health System. As quoted in our publication featuring Wright, he states, “I have one goal, reduce the gap between today and what’s possible.”

Once again, congratulations Wright. We greatly look forward to your leadership for hospitals across the nation!