HOUSTON (December 06, 2022)

Dr. David Callender stands by Life FlightMemorial Hermann Health System is proud to announce that its president and CEO Dr. David L. Callender was recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2022.

“I’m honored to be included among this extremely distinguished group of individuals,” said David L. Callender, MD. “In what continues to be a challenging time for our industry, it’s inspiring to see the creativity, innovation and focus of so many committed and passionate leaders to make health care accessible, affordable and safe for patients and consumers.” 

This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential figures in the industry in terms of leadership and impact.

“It’s a true privilege to work alongside an incredibly talented and dedicated workforce of more than 30,000 employees and thousands more physician partners. It is because of their exceptional hard work and commitment that Memorial Hermann is able to deliver on our promise to advance health and personalize care for our patients,” added Dr. Callender.

“The past year had been one in which disrupters turned into major players and industry leaders raised their voices to effect change within their organizations and the broader community,” said Modern Healthcare Editor Mary Ellen Podmolik. “Our 2022 ranking of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare recognizes these individuals who are transforming a major sector of the nation’s economy and are focused on improving care and payment models.”

The complete ranking can be found in the Dec. 5 issue of Modern Healthcare magazine, and profiles of all the honorees are available online at ModernHealthcare.com/100MostInfluential.