Accelerating the Transformation of Healthcare

Making higher quality, more affordable healthcare a reality for all Americans requires dedicated leadership and a deep understanding of U.S. healthcare. The team at the Peterson Center on Healthcare, the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, and the Center’s advisory board guide our overall strategy and ensure work is well-informed, substantive, and effective.

Peterson Center on Healthcare Leadership

Caroline Pearson, Executive Director

Caroline Pearson

Executive Director
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Peter G. Peterson Foundation

The Peterson Center on Healthcare is established by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation to transform U.S. healthcare into a high-performance system by finding innovative solutions that improve quality and lower costs and accelerating their adoption on a national scale.

Peter G. Peterson, Chairman, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Peter G. Peterson

Founder (1926 - 2018)
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Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO, Peter G. Peterson Foundation

Michael A. Peterson

Chairman and CEO
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Advisory Board

The Peterson Center on Healthcare Board of Advisors provides advice on the Center’s strategic direction, priorities, initiatives and annual activities to the Executive Director and Peter G. Peterson Foundation leadership. To best serve our mission, the Board brings in a wide range of experience and perspectives. By doing so, all major stakeholders in the healthcare process are represented, including healthcare providers, payers, employers, consumers, and academic and policy experts.

Harvey V. Fineberg

Chairman of the Advisory Board, Peterson Center on Healthcare
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Drew Altman

President & CEO, Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
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Joseph Antos

Wilson H. Taylor Scholar in Health Care and Retirement Policy, American Enterprise Institute
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Stuart Butler

Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
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Delos M. Cosgrove

Executive Advisor, Former President & CEO, Cleveland Clinic
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Dan Crippen

Former Executive Director, National Governors Association
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Helen Darling

Former Interim President & CEO, National Quality Forum
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Ezekiel J. Emanuel

Vice Provost for Global Initiatives, Chair of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor, University of Pennsylvania
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Bill Gates

Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Jim Guest

Former President & CEO, Consumers Union
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Arnold Milstein

Professor of Medicine, Director, Clinical Excellence Research Center, Stanford University
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Meredith B. Rosenthal

C. Boyden Gray Professor of Health Economics and Policy, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Glenn D. Steele, Jr.

Chair, xG Health Solutions
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Gail Wilensky

Senior Fellow, Project Hope
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Ronald A. Williams

Former Chairman & CEO Aetna; Chairman & CEO, RW2 Enterprises, LLC
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