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Robert J. Laskowski

President and CEO
Christiana Care Health System
501 West 14th Street
P.O. Box 1668
Wilmington, DE 19899
(302) 428-2570
rlaskowski@christianacare.org

Education/Certification

    Education

  • 1970-74 B.A., University of Pennsylvania (U. of PA)
  • 1974-78 M.D., University of PA School of Medicine
  • 1981-83 M.B.A., Wharton Graduate School of Management,
    University of PA (Health Care Administration)
  • 1982 New England Epidemiology Institute (Summer Program)
  • Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Certified 1981,
    Recertified 1993, 2000, 2003
  • Geriatric Medicine (ACP), Certified 1988, Recertified, 1998, 2008
  • Licensure

  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware

Professional Experience

  • April 2003 – Present, President and Chief Executive Officer
    Christiana Care Health System
  • Academic Appointments

  • April 2010 – present, Senior Fellow, Jefferson School of Population Health
    Thomas Jefferson University
  • January 2004 – present, Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Thomas Jefferson University/Jefferson Medical College
  • July 2001 – January 2003, Associate Professor of Health Evaluation Sciences
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Penn State University College of Medicine
  • June 2000 – January 2003, Associate Dean for Medical Education
    Penn State University College of Medicine
  • September 1999 – June 2001, Professor of Clinical Health Evaluation Sciences
    Penn State University College of Medicine
  • January 1995 – June 2001, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Penn State University College of Medicine
  • January 1995 – June 2000, Assistant Dean for Medical Education
    Pennsylvania State University/College of Medicine
  • Previous Positions:

  • November 1997 – January 2003, Chief Medical Officer, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health
    Network, Allentown, PA
  • January 1995 – November 1997, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services
    Lehigh Valley Hospital
  • July 1986 – December 1994, Group Medical Director and President
    Northeast Permanente Medical Group (CT), P.C.
    Associate Regional Medical Director
    Northeast Region, Kaiser Permanente
    Vice President
    Northeast Permanente Management Corporation
  • 1984 - 1986 Faculty Associate, Geriatric Education Center of Pennsylvania
  • 1981 - 1983 Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics,
    University of Pennsylvania

Recent Publications/Books & Publications

  • Laskowski, R: The Current Status of Outcomes Management: and the issue of Well-Versus Ill- Defined Pathways to Quality Improvement, Current Medicine, 1997, Vol. 1, pp 109-111.
  • Young, M.J., Laskowski, R.J., Sussman, E.J., How a Community
  • Teaching Hospital is Changing to Better Serve Its Community, Academic Medicine, Vol 73, No. 5, May, 1998, pp. 488-493.
  • Hotvedt, Martyn O, Laskowski, R.J., Establishing Priorities for Hospital Education, The Journal of Continuing Education in Health Professions, Vol 22, No. 3, Summer 2002, pp.181-186.
  • Mawji, Zubina, Stillman, Paula, Laskowski, Robert, Karoly, Elizabeth, Capuano, Terry, Sussman, Elliot, First Do No Harm: Integrating Patient Safety and Quality Improvement, The Joint Commission Journal on Quality Improvement, Vol. 28, No. 7, July 2002.

Grants

  • September 1995, Pool Trust Health Care Trust, funding for Strategic Plan for Medical Education at Lehigh Valley Hospital, Medical Education in a Community Model of Care, $1.7 million - 3 years.
  • September 1999, Pool Trust Health Care Trust, funding for Strategic Plan for Education at Lehigh Valley Hospital, A Medicine in the Community: Learning to Serve and Innovate, $2.4 million - 3 years.

Honors & Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Pennsylvania, 1973
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Pennsylvania, 1974
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1978
  • Mosby Book Award for Academic Achievement, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1978
  • Paul K. Weatherly Award Recognizing Excellence, Delaware Technical & Community College (also Keynote Speaker at Commencement Ceremony), 2006
  • The Boy Scouts of America 2010 Citizen of the Year Award, 2010

Professional Membership

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American College of Physicians (Fellow)
  • Society for General Internal Medicine
  • American Medical Society
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • Gerontological Society of America
  • Fellow, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
  • Association for Health Services Research
  • American College of Physician Executives
  • American Public Health Association
  • Medical Society of Delaware
  • Delaware Academy of Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Academy Health
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American College of Healthcare Executives

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