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Michael Frisina

Michael Frisina

The Frisina Group
 United States
Timezone: America/New_York

Michael E. Frisina received his B.S. degree from Saint Bonaventure University
graduating with honors and distinguished military graduate. He earned his M.A. degree and completed doctoral course work at Indiana University receiving his doctorate, magna cum laude, from Auberdeen University. He completed post-graduate studies earning a certificate in International Bioethics from Girton College at Cambridge University in England. Lieutenant Colonel Frisina served as a faculty member and subject matter expert in leadership and ethics at The United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, The Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, and The United States Army Academy of Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas.

Prior to entering civilian healthcare, Lieutenant Colonel Frisina served as executive officer of Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, consultant to the Army Surgeon General for medical research and development and to the Department of Defense Human Genome Project. He is a Visiting Fellow in Medical Humanities at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and a Visiting Scholar at The Hastings Center in New York.

A certified expert in continuous quality improvement methodologies, Dr. Frisina is featured in the prestigious "Doing the Right Things Right," publication of demonstrated best practice hospitals published by The Joint Commission. After serving over fourteen years in civilian health care organizations in leadership positions of progressive responsibility at Providence Heart Hospital and Vascular Institute, and Tuomey Health Care System, Dr. Frisina founded his own leadership consulting and teaching consortium, The Frisina Group, located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Additionally Michael is principal and founder of the Center for Influential Leadership and serves as a faculty member for The Health Forum, an American Hospital Association company. He is a featured speaker for the Carolina Centers of Medical Excellence and the Area Health Education Consortiums of both North and South Carolina. His leadership work is featured in cluster programs for the American College of Healthcare Executives where Michael is the lead faculty member for the Senior Executive and Executive level leadership programs.

Dr. Frisina has authored numerous papers and published articles on leadership and organizational effectiveness. He is a contributing author to The Borden Institute's highly acclaimed textbook series on military medicine. His book, “Influential Leadership – Change Your Behavior, Change Your Organization, Change Health Care,” published by Health Administration Press, the American College of Health Care Executives in June 2014 is on the best seller list.

Dr. Frisina is a recipient of the coveted Order of Military Medical Merit for lifetime achievement and contribution to the United States Army Medical Department and the United States Army Legion of Merit among his various military awards and decorations. He was selected as the Area Health Education Consortium Educator of the Year for South Carolina in 2007. Michael was awarded the American College of Healthcare Executive Educational Award for 2012 and 2014. Most recently, Dr. Frisina was recognized for his leadership influence by the John C. Maxwell Leadership Team as a Top 30 transformational Leader of the Year for 2018.

Date & Time (EDT) Title Role
Friday, December 14, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Leading the Brains of Your People to Higher-Level Performance Presenter


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