John Noseworthy, M.D. (watch video)
President & CEO
John Noseworthy, M.D., president and chief executive officer of Mayo Clinic since 2009, leads one of the largest not-for-profit, academic health systems in the U.S., with $12 billion in annual revenues and 63,000 employees. With a focus on caring for patients with serious, complex illnesses, Mayo Clinic operates in five states and cares for more than one million people a year, from all 50 states and nearly 140 countries. Mayo Clinic is ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
During his tenure as CEO, Dr. Noseworthy and his leadership team have ensured that Mayo Clinic is a trusted resource for patients amid a rapidly changing health care environment. Dr. Noseworthy’s leadership style is to bring really smart people together to accomplish what cannot be done alone. For more than 150 years, Mayo Clinic has remained committed to putting the needs of the patient first through team-based clinical care, medical research and medical education.
Born in Melrose, Mass., Dr. Noseworthy received his M.D. degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He completed his neurology training at Dalhousie University and the University of Western Ontario, and a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School. He joined Mayo Clinic in 1990. Dr. Noseworthy serves as a member of the Merck Board of Directors and is a Health Governor of the World Economic Forum. Dr. Noseworthy and his wife, Patricia, have two sons, Peter and Mark.