Leslie C. Davis is president and chief executive officer of UPMC. She has more than 30 years of health care experience, with particular emphasis on operations and developing businesses and services. Most recently, she was executive vice president, UPMC, and president of the Health Services Division, which encompasses 40 hospitals and 4,900 employed physicians, 23 senior community facilities, a comprehensive array of clinical specialty service lines, and pre- and post-acute services that include senior living, rehabilitation and home care.
She served as president of UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital from 2004 to 2018, prior to serving as chief operating officer of the Health Services Division for three years.
Before joining UPMC, Ms. Davis was president of Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia, part of Tenet Healthcare Corp. Ms. Davis began her career at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She subsequently spent 13 years with Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia in positions of increasing responsibility, including vice president of clinical affiliations and ambulatory programs. She also served as Chief Operating Officer for Presbyterian Medical Center and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. She also served as chief marketing and planning officer at Penn Medicine.
A native of Long Island, N.Y., Ms. Davis graduated from the University of South Florida and earned a master of education in administration, planning, and social policy from Harvard University.