UW Hospital and Clinics Executive Appointed to National Council
MADISON - Mark A. Hamilton (pictured), vice president of ambulatory operations for University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, has been appointed to the Council of Regents, the legislative body of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
Hamilton is a fellow of the ACHE, an international professional society of more than 30,000 health care executives who lead hospitals, health care systems and other health care organizations.
ACHE is known for its prestigious credentialing and educational programs and its annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,500 participants each year.
The Council of Regents serves as the link between ACHE and affiliates by approving governance and membership regulations as well as promoting ACHE programs, services and activities within their respective areas.
Hamilton, who joined UW in 1992, has served on the board of the Wisconsin ACHE chapter since its founding in 2000; he is now president of the chapter, which with more than 700 members is one of the leading chapters in the nation. Hamilton has also served on the boards of the Harambee Center and Wisconsin Dialysis, Inc. in Madison.
He will take office at the Council of Regents meeting March 20, 2010, during ACHE's 52nd Congress on Healthcare Leadership at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.
A graduate of the University of Kansas, Hamilton also holds a master's degree from the University of Missouri. He and his wife live in Fitchburg.
Date Published: 12/10/2009