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Dr. Ellis "Mac" Knight MD, MBA

Executive Vice President and CMO


Mac Knight has over 40 years of experience in the healthcare arena, as a practicing physician, physician executive, healthcare consultant, expert witness and industry thought leader. He has practiced and held leadership positions in community and academic settings and is familiar with the operation of hospitals in both rural and urban settings.


He is frequently asked to speak at national meetings and has authored or co-authored multiple books and articles on a variety of healthcare related topics.


Dr. Knight graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Biology and received his doctor-of-medicine degree, cum laude, from the University of Oregon Health Science Center’s School of Medicine. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and has earned fellowship status in the American College of Physicians, the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Dr. Knight has a particular expertise in clinical care process design, cost accounting, clinical integration and physician / clinician leadership skill development. His special passion is helping organizations find the leadership talent they need to create needed changes in the healthcare system, so as to provide higher value for patients in these extremely challenging times.

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