Michael Glenn, MD, FACS, has been the chief medical officer of Virginia Mason Health System since 2013. Previously, he served as physician-in-chief and medical director of the clinics. He first joined Virginia Mason as an otolaryngology clinician in 1995. He remains clinically active as a head and neck cancer reconstructive surgeon, in addition to his administrative responsibilities.
Michael is active in numerous professional organizations with particular contributions in the areas of physician engagement and leadership development, quality improvement and patient safety. He currently serves as vice-chair of the governing council of the AMA Integrated Physician Practice Section. He has served on the American Academy of Otolaryngology board of directors and as the steering committee chair for the Washington Patient Safety Coalition.
Michael is certified in the Virginia Mason Production System®.