Speaker Biography
Steven J. Thompson
Chief Executive Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine International;
Senior Vice President, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Mr. Thompson is responsible for the coordination and oversight of the planning, integration and growth of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s clinical enterprise. This includes the faculty clinical practice, the Johns Hopkins Health System (consisting of four hospitals; Johns Hopkins Community Physicians, a network of 25 statewide suburban community practices and 230 physicians that handles more than 540,000 patient appointments annually; Johns Hopkins Home Care Group, for which Hopkins health care givers provide adults and children with more than 35,000 home visits annually in central Maryland), and the Ambulatory Development Group. Mr. Thompson also oversees the management of Johns Hopkins Medicine’s external clinical business relationships, as well as the marketing programs that support the clinical enterprise.

In addition, Mr. Thompson is vice chair of the board of directors of Johns Hopkins Medicine International (JHMI), which is responsible for all the international activities of Johns Hopkins Medicine. JHMI establishes internal programs and businesses that are consistent with and support the Johns Hopkins mission to maintain excellence in clinical care, research and teaching.

Through JHMI, the Johns Hopkins models of excellence in medicine and research have been recreated by Hopkins clinicians and advisers in health care facilities in Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Europe. Mr. Thompson also is the chairman of Johns Hopkins Singapore, a collaborative effort with the government of Singapore to bring American-style research and research-based clinical medicine to Southeast Asia. In addition, thousands of international patients who annually come to Baltimore for treatment at Johns Hopkins are assisted by JHMI in everything from arranging appointments to obtaining the services of interpreters.

Mr. Thompson received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Minnesota and earned a master’s degree in business administration from Loyola College in Maryland.