Wright L. Lassiter III, president and CEO of SI Member Henry Ford Health System and an SI Board Member, is this year’s Chairman of the Board of the American Hospital Association. Wright joins the ranks of previous AHA Board Chairs who also serve as members of the SI Board: Thomas M. Priselac (2009), president & CEO of Cedars-Sinai Health System; Donald C. Wegmiller (1987), co-founder & Chair of SI; and Eugene A. Woods (2017), president & CEO of Atrium Health. Tina Freese Decker, president & CEO of Spectrum Health, is also a member of the SI Board and joined the AHA Board in 2021.
Watch a video of Wright and hear him speak about his background and goals—spoiler alert, he has chemistry and philosophy degrees and played college basketball.