Humana’s chief medical officer recognized as one of nation’s most influential clinical executives

Dr. William Shrank
Dr. William Shrank

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dr. William Shrank, chief medical officer for Louisville-based Humana, has been named by Modern Healthcare as one of the 50 most influential clinical executives in the country. Modern Healthcare is a weekly business publication for executives in the health care industry.

The Modern Healthcare award honors individuals in health care who “are paving the way to better health through their executive responsibility, leadership qualities, innovation, community service and achievements inside and outside of their respective organizations.”

Shrank joined Humana in 2019 and plays an important leadership role in implementing the company’s integrated care delivery strategy.

Other honorees for 2020 include U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams, Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx, and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci.