Michael J. Schlosser, MD, MBA, FAANS, is chief medical officer for the HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) National Group and vice president of clinical excellence and surgical services for the HCA Clinical Services Group. He previously served as the first chief medical officer at Nashville, Tennessee-based HealthTrust, the exclusive group-purchasing organization for more than 1,600 acute care hospitals in the United States. Earlier, Dr. Schlosser held multiple physician leadership roles while in clinical practice, including chief of staff and interim chief medical officer of TriStar Centennial Medical Center in Nashville. He also served as a medical officer at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiologic Health. Dr. Schlosser holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a medical degree from the Yale School of Medicine, and an MBA from Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management. He is a board-certified neurosurgeon and completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins.


Recent Posts by Michael Schlosser

The Case For Confronting Long-Term Opioid Use As A Hospital-Acquired Condition

In April, representatives from leading health systems brainstormed ways to change the pervasive and damaging culture of reflexive prescribing for pain management and the roadblocks that would make them difficult to implement.