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Chief Executive Officer, OSU Wexner Medical Center Executive Vice President of Health Sciences, The Ohio State University

I specialize in:

  • OSU Wexner Medical Center
  • Business of Health Care
  • Health Care Reform
  • Medicare Medicaid
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Underserved Populations
  • Health Care Policy
  • Academic Medical Centers

Dr. Sheldon Retchin joined The Ohio State University in March 2015 as executive vice president for Health Sciences and chief executive officer of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Dr. Retchin is one of the nation's most respected and prominent academic medical center leaders. Dr. Retchin is a member of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) by the U.S. Comptroller General. MACPAC is the federal agency that advises Congress, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and states on a wide range of issues affecting these programs. He has testified before Congress as a recognized authority on the role of the safety net in health services delivery and has published more than 90 articles, chapters and books on the costs, quality and outcomes of care. He previously served as senior vice president for Health Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and CEO of the VCU Health System in Richmond, positions he has held since 2003. He is a board certified internist with qualifications in geriatric medicine.