Speaker Profile

M.D., President, CEO, Providence St. Joseph Health

Dr. Hochman was named the 2015 Innovator of the Year by Press Ganey. He has been selected multiple times as one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and 50 Most Influential Physician Executives by Modern Healthcare. He is an incoming board member of the American Hospital Association (AHA), chair elect for AHA’s Regional Policy Board 9 and vice chair elect of the board of trustees for the Catholic Health Association. Rod is actively involved in Providence Health International and has traveled to Guatemala to strengthen Providence St. Joseph Health’s initiatives to improve the health of Guatemalan communities in a sustainable way. He is passionate about the diverse resources and talents of Providence St. Joseph Health’s seven-state health system to touch lives wherever care is needed most. Rod served as a clinical fellow in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dartmouth Medical School. He received his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from Boston University.