Thomas Beeman '75, '77 (M.A.), PhD, FACHE, FCPP, RADM, USN (ret) is Executive in Residence for the Haub School of Business. With more than 45 years of experience in the healthcare industry, most recently serving as the chief executive officer of Lancaster General Health and president and chief executive officer at Saint Thomas Health Services in Nashville, Tennessee. In addition to Beeman’s impressive professional career, he served as a Rear Admiral in the United States Navy Reserve, ending his career as Assistant Deputy Surgeon General.
Vanderbilt University – PhD, Leadership and Policy, 2008
Widener University – Master of Business Administration, Hospital Administration, 1980
Saint Joseph’s University – Master of Arts, Health Education 1977
Saint Joseph’s University – Bachelor of Science, Community Health Studies, 1975
Selection of Professional Experience
Executive in Residence, Saint Joseph’s University, 2019 - present
Executive in Residence, Penn Medicine 2018 - 2019
Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations – Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System – 2015 – 2018
President and Chief Executive Officer – Lancaster General Health – 2005 - 2015
President and Chief Executive Officer – Saint Thomas Health Services, Nashville, TN – 1999-2005
Selection of Military Experience
Rear Admiral (U), Medical Service Corps, Assistant Deputy Surgeon General for Reserve Integration (retired 2016).
U. S. Navy Deputy Commander of the Navy Medical National Capital Area.
Deputy Commander for the National Intrepid Center of Excellence, National Naval Medical Center.
Deputy Chief of Staff (RC) Wounded, Ill, and Injured – Navy, Medicine, BUMED, Washington, DC.
Commanding Officer – Naval Reserve Operational Health Support Unit, San Diego, California.
Selection of Teaching Experience
Adjunct Faculty, Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences – 2006 - present
Adjunct Faculty, Vanderbilt University – 2002 - 2004
LPO Program, Vanderbilt University – 2002 - 2004
Adjunct Faculty, MBA, Saint Joseph’s University – 1984 - 1986
Storey, V.A., Beeman, T.E. (ED), Preparing Physicians to Lead in the 21st Century. Hershey: IGI, 2018.
Storey, V.A., Beeman, T.E., Bucher, J.R. Growing Our Own Philanthropic Champions. Lancaster: H&H Group, September 2016.
Storey, V. A., Beeman, T. E., & Asadoorian, M. O. (2008), “Values in Hospital Leadership – A Case Study of a High Performing Health System” International Journal Behavioral and Healthcare Research, Vol 1, No 1. The Beacon, Pennsylvania School Study Council.
Storey, V. A., & Beeman, T. E. (2006), The New DEEL: Conceptualizing in relation to students’ role as active agents in improving learning. Published paper, FATE Annual conference, Collaborative Partnerships: Making Connections to Enhance Teacher Quality and Student Learning.
Storey, V. A., & Beeman, T. E. (2006), “The New DEEL: A Path Toward More Authentic Leadership” The Beacon, Pennsylvania School Study Council.
Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society
George J. Beichl Award for Outstanding Military Service
O’Hara Hall of Fame
Widener MBA Hospital Administration Distinguished Alumni