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The guest in this episode of The Health Leader Forge is John Polanowicz, the Executive Vice President of Steward Health Care’s Hospital Services Group. Steward Health Care is a large, for-profit hospital system with a national presence.

In this podcast they talk about John’s fascinating career, beginning with his time at the United States Military Academy at West Point, his tour as an Army aviation unit commander and Black Hawk pilot, and then on to his experiences as a hospital CEO, his service as the Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services for the State of Massachusetts, and finally his role today at Steward. They close on a discussion of leadership and John’s advice to early careerists.

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The Health Leader Forge


Co-produced by University of New Hampshire College of Health and Human Services (UNH CHHS) and Northern New England Association of Healthcare Executives (NNEAHE).

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