President and Chief Executive Officer (retired)
Nebraska Medical Center
Mr. Fosdick has had a distinguished career in hospital/health system administration spanning more than 30 years. In August 2001, he was named president and chief executive officer of The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb. The Nebraska Medical Center is a 687-licensed bed acute care teaching hospital, comprised of the former Bishop Clarkson Memorial Hospital and the former University of Nebraska Medical Center Hospital. In addition, the medical center also owns hospitals in Iowa, Missouri, a freestanding orthopedic facility in Omaha, and a new 100-bed community hospital in Bellevue, Neb. which opened in May 2010.
Prior to his appointment at The Nebraska Medical Center, Fosdick served as president and chief executive officer of Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Mich. for six years. He originally joined Hurley Medical Center in 1992, a 495-bed teaching hospital and regional referral center, as executive vice president and chief operating officer. Between 1976 and 1992, Fosdick also held administrative positions at The Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, N.Y., and the Genesee Memorial Hospital, Batavia, N.Y.
Mr. Fosdick is a 1973 graduate of the State University of Buffalo, New York, where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. He received his Master's in Health Services Administration, Program in Hospital Administration, from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
Mr. Fosdick is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has received numerous awards including the Management Excellence Award by the regents of the American College of Healthcare Executives for the State of Michigan in 1998. Additionally, he holds the rank of Major in the U.S. Army Retired Reserve, Medical Service Corps. Fosdick is presently chair of the Board of Directors of the Nebraska Hospital Association.
Mr. Fosdick holds educational appointments as a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, School of Management at the State University of Buffalo, N.Y.; is a member of the Clarkson College Board of Directors, Omaha, Neb., and serves as senior associate dean at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, Omaha, Neb.