James Houser

Interim Executive Director, Institute Administration
Young Executive Leaders 2021

Cleveland Clinic, USA

Jim Houser  is an operations administrator for Cleveland Clinic, where he currently serves as the Administrator of Hospital Medicine.

Prior to joining the Department of Hospital Medicine, Jim served as an Administrative Fellow at Cleveland Clinic. In 2016, Jim worked for UAB Care, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System’s Quality and Clinical Effectiveness department. At UAB, he helped reduce medical supply waste in intensive care units through bio-decontamination. From 2011 to 2016, Jim served as a certified critical care nurse in the Medical ICU and Surgical ICU at Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation and the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System.

Jim received his undergraduate degree in nursing from Arkansas State University and a dual Master of Science in Health Administration (MSHA) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.