PANEL | The State of Healthcare: Industry Leader’s Perspectives | 1:45–3:15 PM
Dean Hommer the Chief Medical Officer for the Corpus Christi Medical Center. Dean has over 30 years of operational, clinical and strategic healthcare experience. Prior to joining Corpus Christi Medical Center, he served as the Deputy Commanding Officer (Chief of Staff Chief Operations Officer) and Chief Medical Officer at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso. He has held clinical leadership roles at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio and Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Dean entered the United States Military Academy from Seattle, Washington in 1984; graduating from West Point in 1988. He holds a Master of Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan and a Master of Business Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Dr. Hommer completed his medical degree at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences located in Bethesda, Maryland and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship in Pain Medicine at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and is a Certified Physician Executive by the American Association for Physician Leadership
Dr. Hommer has served as the Secretary of the Southwest Healthcare Executives Association (ACHE El Paso Chapter), and currently serves on the ACHE Regent’s Advisory Council for Central and South Texas, as well as the ACHE Programs, Products and Services Committee. He recently began service as the Chapter Committee Chair for the South Texas Chapter-Local Program Council. He is a member of the Associate Board of Trustees of the Mission of Mercy in Corpus Christi. Dean is an ACHE mentor and is a recipient of the ACHE Regent’s Award for Career Achievement (Army Chapter). Colonel (Retired) Hommer has been awarded the Legion of Merit for his service in the United States Army of over 30 years and the Army “A” Designator for clinical excellence.
Dean is married to Kitty (and her two cats; Sylvia and Jasper), and has four adult children living