Alice Issai
Adventist Health Glendale

As the president of Adventist Health Glendale, a full-service, 515-bed acute care teaching facility in Glendale, Alice Issai has driven the hospital’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic through innovation, agility and vigilance. Her leadership has introduced lines of service and the expansion of community well-being programs and recognition for safety and quality.

Under Issai’s leadership, the hospital has established a complete structural heart program expanded the number of primary care physicians and specialists; and grown surgical sub-specialties including gynecologic-oncology, colorectal and breast surgery. In the hospital’s 115th year of service to its communities, Adventist Health Glendale has been recognized among the top 5% of hospitals statewide for quality and safety by U.S. News & World Report; earned its 12th consecutive “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group; and was one of just five in Southern California to achieve a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

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