Plenary Sessions

Pat Hogan - EVP & COO

Patrick D. Hogan was appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the University in October 2012.  He is responsible for setting financial policy and for overseeing the financial affairs of the University including its schools and the Medical Center. In addition, these key operational and administrative areas report to him: strategic initiatives, finance, treasury, human resources, management and budget, organizational excellence, corporate compliance, safety and emergency preparedness, information technology services, Clery compliance, and police.

Hogan previously served for 37 years with Ernst & Young, most recently as Deputy Global Managing Partner, based in London.  In this capacity, Mr. Hogan was a member of the Ernst & Young senior global leadership team and oversaw the global Quality and Risk Management.  He received a B.S. in Business Administration with an accounting concentration from Old Dominion University, where he graduated summa cum laude and was a member of Beta Alpha Psi.


John Jeffries - David and Mary Harrison Distinguished Professor of Law; appointed Senior Vice President for Advancement (beginning Aug 1)

John Jeffries graduated from the UVA Law School in 1973, going on to lead a career which would see him clerking for Associate Justice Lewis F. Powell, serving in the U.S. Army, and returning to UVA as a faculty member of the Law School and eventually its tenth Dean.  He is credited with moving the Law School to financial self-sufficiency, creating an innovative program in law and business, dramatically increasing loan-forgiveness support for careers in public service, and inspiring alumni to achieve the highest annual-giving rates of any law school in the nation.  Most recently, Mr. Jeffries was appointed by incoming UVA President, James Ryan, to be the Senior Vice President for Advancement.


Rick Shannon - Louise Nerancy Professor of Health Policy Science and Executive Vice President for Health Affairs

Richard P. Shannon, MD, is the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Virginia. He is responsible for aligning the key components of the UVA Health System to achieve the goal of becoming a top-decile academic medical center.  Dr. Shannon's pioneering work in patient safety is chronicled in the chapter — First, Do No Harm — in the published book, "The Best Practice - How the New Quality Movement is Transforming Medicine," by Charles Kenney. His innovative work also has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and New York Times, on CNN and CNBC news segments and ABC's "20/20" and was a centerpiece for the PBS report entitled "Remaking American Medicine." 



Pamela Sutton-Wallace - Associate Professor and CEO, UVA Medical Center

Pamela Sutton-Wallace joined the Medical Center in July 2014. She oversees the strategic direction and operations of all inpatient and ambulatory services of the medical center.

Prior to arriving at UVA, Sutton-Wallace served as senior vice president of hospital operations at Duke University Hospital from 2011-2014. Since 1997, she has held several leadership positions with the Duke University Health System including the oversight of ambulatory services, inpatient operations and surgical services. She has a diverse healthcare background with experience in the pharmaceutical, insurance and research industries.

Sutton-Wallace is married to Maurice Wallace, and they have two daughters — Sage and Amaya.

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