Meet the CEO of Renown Health

Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH

Dr. Anthony Slonim is an innovator and proven leader in healthcare on both the regional and national levels. During his notable career at major healthcare organizations and academic institutions, Dr. Slonim has developed a national profile as an expert in patient safety, accountable care, healthcare quality, and innovative care delivery models focused on improving health within the community. He is an academic leader and tenured professor with more than 100 publications, 15 textbooks and more than $2 million in National Institutes of Health funding to his name. He currently holds appointments as Clinical Professor in the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine.

Since joining Renown Health in July 2014, Dr. Slonim has completely reoriented northern Nevada’s largest locally governed, not-for-profit healthcare network. He launched a five year strategic plan that is focused on the community’s overall health while embracing the national triple aim initiatives of improving quality care and patient satisfaction — all while reducing costs. Dr. Slonim also ushered in a new era of national collaboration to establish a medical training campus at Renown, expand the region’s quaternary care services in collaboration with Stanford Medicine, and launch the nation’s first ever community-based, population health study with Desert Research Institute and personal genetics company 23andMe.

While effectively leading and managing the complexity of Renown, Dr. Slonim also chairs the Truckee Meadows Healthy Communities and Certified Medical Representatives Institute boards. For the last four years, he has chaired the American Journal of Managed Care’s ACO Coalition and was recently appointed to the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Care Systems Council. He also serves on the American College of Physician Executives board and was named the inaugural editor-in-chief of Physician Leadership Journal magazine.