The Partners in Care 2019 Tribute Dinner will honor Chief Executive Officer of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, with the Vision & Excellence in Healthcare Leadership Award.
Elaine Batchlor, MD, MPH, is the Chief Executive Officer of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, a state-of-the-art, community-oriented safety net hospital that now provides compassionate, quality care to the South Los Angeles Community. Throughout her career, Dr. Batchlor’s number one priority has been to improve access and quality of care for underserved communities utilizing innovative and collaborative approaches. Her work to increase access for underserved populations has been recognized as an example of leading best practices and adopted throughout California.
Before assuming the helm of Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital, Dr. Batchlor most recently served as Chief Medical Officer of L.A. Care Health Plan, the nation’s largest public health plan that provided care to the County’s most vulnerable residents. Prior to L.A. Care, Dr. Batchlor served as Vice President of Health Care Finance, Organization and Operations at the California HealthCare Foundation, where she developed and oversaw research, policy analysis and programs aimed at improving health care financing and delivery. She served as Medical Director for the Los Angeles County Office of Managed Care and as a Chief Medical Officer for Prudential Health Care.
Dr. Batchlor is an active community volunteer, serving on nonprofit boards connected to healthcare and community missions. Select boards in which Dr. Batchlor is currently a director include: California Association of Hospitals and Healthcare Systems Association (CAHHS), Providence Institute for Human Caring, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Hospital Quality Institute, and California Health and Wellness. Additionally, Dr. Batchlor offered past service on the Board of Directors of Public Health Institute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting public health in California, the US and around the world. A Harvard University alumna, Dr. Batchlor serves the university as an interviewer for the Los Angeles area Harvard Schools and Scholarship Committee.
In addition to her Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard, Dr. Batchlor received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Case Western Reserve University. She completed her internship, residency, and fellowship in internal medicine and rheumatology at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and is board-certified in both specialties.
She is married to an attorney who works as a Los Angeles County Public Defender, and together they’re raising twin boys.
Join us in celebrating her myriad of impressive accomplishments.
Click here to read Part One of our Three-Part interview series with Dr. Batchlor.
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Sponsorship Recognition in Tribute Dinner Invitation Deadline:: March 1, 2019
Tribute Book Deadline: May 1, 2019
Ticket Deadline: May 15, 2019
2019 Honorary Tribute Co-Chairs
Robert Margolis, MD
2019 Honorary Tribute Committee
Kathleen L. Brown
David Carlisle, MD, Ph.D.
Sylvia Gates Carlisle, MD
Molly Coye, MD
David Feinberg, MD, MBA
Georgina R. Garcia, RN, MS
George W. Greene, Esq.
Augustavia J. Haydel, Esq.
Laura Jacobs, MPH
John E. Kobara
John Mazziotta, MD, Ph.D.
Gina D. Nisbeth
Cynthia M. Patton
Thomas M. Priselac
Steve J. Sell
Arthur M. Southam, MD, MBA, MPH
Mark Ridley Thomas
Robert E. Tranquada, MD
Past Award Recipients
2018 – Diana S. Dooley, JD
2017 – Rod Hochman, MD
2016 – Don Crane
2015 – Robert Margolis, MD
2014 – Leeba Lessin
2013 – Dr. Barry Arbuckle
2012 – David T. Feinberg, MD, MBA
2011 – Howard A. Kahn
2010 – Robert W. Lundy and Lloyd A. Bookman
2009 – Richard A. Norling
2008 – George C. Halvorson
2007 – Lloyd H. Dean
2006 – Francine Kaufman, MD
2005 – Thomas M. Priselac
2004 – C. Duane Dauner
2003 – Dr. Robert E. Tranquada
2002 – James E. Ludlum, J.D.
2001 – Yoshi Honkawa
2000 – Dr. Allen & Weta Mathies