Thomas E. Jackiewicz serves as senior vice president and chief executive officer for Keck Medicine of USC. He is responsible for oversight of the university’s clinical activities at Keck Hospital of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and more than 40 affiliated clinics throughout Southern California and the USC Care Medical Group, the physician practice.
Among his duties, Jackiewicz is responsible for the overall medical enterprise strategic plan, business development, information technology systems and electronic records for the clinical operations, and also manages long-term growth of the clinical entities. He oversees acquisition and merger opportunities to expand the health system’s breadth and scope, and is driving development of affiliations and partnerships in key referral areas.
Prior to coming to USC in 2012, Jackiewicz served as CEO of the University of California San Diego Health System and associate vice chancellor of University of California, San Diego Health Sciences. Jackiewicz led that health system during one of its largest periods of growth. His decades-long career also includes leadership roles at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Stanford University School of Medicine and Columbia University Medical Center.
Jackiewicz has served as national chair on business affairs for the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and is a current board member for the University Healthsystem Consortium. He is a member of the Berkeley Forum, participating as a visionary expert on improving health care delivery systems, and serves on the Executive Committee for the Dr. Foster Global Comparators, an international collaboration of 50 leaders from worldwide hospital systems that is the first global hospital benchmarking effort. Jackiewicz also heads the USC Health participation on Discover L.A. Medical Care, a consortium of Los Angeles medical centers, business development leaders and tourism organizations who are facilitating medical tourism to the region for Chinese patients.