Dr Rod Hochman

President and CEO


Dr Rod Hochman is the president and CEO of Providence, a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system comprising a diverse family of organizations and driven by a belief that health is a human right.
Under Rod’s leadership, Providence is transforming healthcare for the future through digital innovation, genomics and scientific wellness, population health, whole-person care, and outreach to the poor and vulnerable.
Rod has been named among the most influential people in health care by Modern Healthcare several years in a row. He was awarded the 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Puget Sound Business Journal. In 2019, the National Center for Healthcare Leadership honored him as the recipient of the Gail L. Warden Leadership Excellence Award. He was also named the 2015 Innovator of the Year by Press Ganey and is the recipient of the 2017 Partners in Care Foundation Vision and Excellence in Health Care Leadership Award.
Rod is the immediate past chair of the American Hospital Association (AHA), a past chair of AHA’s Regional Policy Board 9 and past chair of the board of trustees for the Catholic Health Association. Rod served as a clinical fellow in internal medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dartmouth Medical School. He received his bachelor’s degree and medical degree from Boston University.