UAB Health System CEO Will Ferniany, Ph.D., has been recognized on the Becker’s Hospital Review “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs To Know,” featuring some of the most impressive presidents and CEOs in health care’s nonprofit sector.
The men and women on this list lead some of the largest, most successful and prominent nonprofit health care organizations in the country. They have overseen financial turnarounds, shown commitment to their communities through memberships and governance involvement with various organizations, and helped advance the health care industry as a whole through their advocacy and professional efforts.
Since assuming the CEO role in 2008, Ferniany has led UAB Hospital — the third largest public hospital in the United States and crown jewel of the Health System — to be ranked among America’s best hospitals.
Becker’s Hospital Review has published a version of this list every year since 2012. Leaders are selected for this list based on editorial judgment and discretion. Nominations were also considered when making selections for this list.
Individual profiles of all 130 hospital and health system executives are available online.