Dr. Kenneth W. Kizer

Advisory Board

Dr. Kizer previously served as the VA’s Undersecretary for Health where he is credited with  engineering an internationally acclaimed transformation of the Veterans Healthcare System in the late 1990s that dramatically improved the quality of care veterans receive. Among his other senior health executive positions, he was the founding president and CEO of the National Quality Forum, a consensus standards setting organization that promotes health care quality through performance measurement and public reporting. He also has served as Chief Medical Officer for the California Department of Managed Health Care and currently serves as the co-chair of the National Quality Task Force.