Elmer G. Ellis, president/CEO of East Texas Medical Center
Regional Healthcare System, has received an American College of
Healthcare Executives (ACHE) distinguished recognition award to
celebrate his commitment to the healthcare management profession
and his volunteer service to ACHE.
Ellis received the honor at the East Texas chapter meeting of
ACHE in July in Tyler. He is an ACHE Fellow, as well as a past ACHE
Regent for East Texas. The professional organization has previously
honored Ellis with its Regent's Award and its Senior Level
Healthcare Executive Award for outstanding achievements in
ACHE offers educational and credentialing programs to healthcare
executives across the United States and collaborates with other
healthcare organizations to strengthen the medical profession.
Ellis, who has more than 45 years of service in the healthcare
industry, has served as president/CEO for the ETMC system since