Dr. Todd Gilmer has been appointed director of the master’s program for the Leadership of Healthcare Organizations, part of UC San Diego Extension.
Gilmer is an associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at UC San Diego School of Medicine, with a specialty in the areas of health insurance/risk management, diabetes and mental health services.
Among many credits, Dr. Gilmer currently serves as health economist for both UC San Diego’s Geriatric Psychiatry Research Center, and the Child and Adolescent Research Center at San Diego Children’s Hospital.
Launched in 2001, the Leadership Healthcare organization degree was the first Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) Degree in the University of California system. The program provides industry professionals with critical knowledge and skills to become effective managers and leaders in today's complex healthcare environment.
In his new role, Gilmer succeeds Richard Kronick.