John F. McCracken, PhD


John McCracken
Clinical Professor, Executive Education
Director, MS Healthcare Leadership and Management for Physicians
Education
PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1971
MSc, London School of Economics, England, 1966
BA, Southern Methodist University, 1965
Current / Recent Research
Strategic and change management in acute care hospitals

Co-author of a bi-monthly column on executive coaching for The Physician Leadership Journal

Co-Principal Investigator, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Reducing Avoidable Harm from Device Related Healthcare Associated (HAI) Infections
Awards and Recognition
Executive MBA Most Outstanding Professor, 1998
School of Management Distinguished Teaching Award, 1997
John F. McCracken Chair in Healthcare Management endowed by former students
Professional Organizations
Executive Director, Alliance for Medical Management Education

Founding Director, Remedial Track Coaching Program, Texas Medical Board
Biography
John McCracken is Clinical Professor of Healthcare
Management at the Jindal School of Management of the University of Texas at
Dallas and Adjunct Professor of Family and Community Medicine at UT Southwestern
Medical Center.  He is the founding
director of the Alliance for Medical
Management Education, an educational partnership between the Jindal School
of Management and UT Southwestern. The Alliance offers a nationally recognized
Healthcare Management Executive MBA for physicians and provides customized
programs on leadership, strategy and operational improvement for hospitals,
health systems and physician organizations.John formerly served on the faculty of the Columbia
University Graduate School of Business, as a Wall St. investment banker and as
the managing partner of a firm specializing in the turnaround management of
distressed healthcare and physician organizations.John’s
healthcare experience includes having served on the boards of directors of a
major hospital, physician group practice and managed care organization.  Since founding the Alliance in 1997, he has
provided coaching and mediation services for physicians throughout the U.S. and
presently serves as a coaching consultant to the Texas Medical Board.
Published Works
List of Published Works