James G. Adams, MD, FACEP is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Northwestern Medicine (NM), a 10 hospital health system with approximately $6.3 billion in annual revenue. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois it has been rated as the most preferred provider in the market for over 7 years, with Northwestern Memorial Hospital also ranked #10 on the national U.S News and World Report Honor Roll of best hospitals.
As Senior Vice President, Dr. Adams responsibility includes oversight of clinicians’ practice and patient care. Direct reports include the Chief Medical Information Officer, executives who oversee GME and Research, as well as 8 Chief Medical Officers of the hospitals and physician practice.
Dr. Adams is also Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. He is an active clinician and educator, overseeing a research program focused on health services research directed to improving healthcare delivery in the United States.