OC50 2023: Maritza Salazar Campo


Faculty Director, Chief Medical Officer Training Program
University of California, Irvine

WHY: Part of a team at UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business that launched a Chief Medical Officer program that aims to equip senior physician leaders with the skills and tools required to take on a C-suite role at hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

BY THE NUMBERS: The nine-month, $18,500 program targets CMOs who are learning on the job and medical professionals looking to advance their career with or without the sponsorship of their health systems.

FUTURE PLANS: UCI’s inaugural CMO course is expected to start this June. About 40 people are expected to take the class, the school projects.

IN THEIR WORDS: “We’re training the next generation of leaders.”

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