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Temple’s Dr. Larry Kaiser and Dr. Verdi DiSesa Named “Great Leaders in Healthcare” by Becker’s Hospital Review

POSTED ON May 18, 2018

Larry R. Kaiser, MD, FACS, the Lewis Katz Dean and Professor of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM), President and CEO of Temple University Health System (TUHS), and Senior Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at Temple University; and Verdi J. DiSesa, MD, MBA, President & CEO of Temple University Hospital (TUH), Senior Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs and Professor of Surgery at LKSOM, and Chief Operating Officer of TUHS, have been named by Becker’s Hospital Review to its list of “100 Great Leaders in Healthcare” for 2018.

Individuals featured on this list take the lead in transforming healthcare in the U.S. They are recognized for working to improve the quality of care and solve the toughest problems in healthcare today.

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