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					                                 CURRICULUM VITAE

                              GARY LEWIS FILERMAN
1322 Banquo Court               Georgetown University
McLean, Virginia 22102          School of Nursing and Health Studies
                                Box 571107
                                3700 Reservoir Road N..W.
                                Washington, D.C. 20057-1107

Phone     Home 703-356-9033       Georgetown University 202-687-8150
Fax            703-356-1772                             202-687-5553


University of
Minnesota:          Bachelor of Arts (Political Science, History, Humanities and
                    Social Science majors)
                    Master of Health Services Administration
                    Master of Arts (Public Administration, Latin American
                    Doctor of Philosophy (Health Services, Epidemiology )

2000                Professor and Chair (to 2008), Department of Health Systems
                    Administration, Georgetown University
                    School of Nursing and Health Studies

1998-2000           Senior Health Advisor, Academy For Educational Development,
                    Subcontracted to The World Bank, and

1998-2000          Professor (visiting) and Chairman (Interim), Department of Health
                   Services Management and Policy, The George Washington University

1996-1998          Consultant: 1) International Finance Corporation, Health Sector
                   Development Study 2)The World Bank, Romania health sector reform
                   loan design 3) planning and implementation of the Tashkent conference on
                   reform of medical education in the former USSR.

1996-2004           Senior Research Scientist, Center for Health Services Research, Medical
                    Group Management Association

1993 - 1996         Vice President, International Development
                    Planned Parenthood Federation of America (part-time)

1993 - 1995          Associate Director
                     Pew Commission on the Future of the Health Professions (part-time)

1965 - 1993          President
                     Association of University Programs In Health Administration

1968 - 1982          Executive Secretary
                     Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration

1965                 Acting Director, Minnesota Hospital Association

1962                 Guest Scholar, The Brookings Institution

1961 - 1962          Administrative Resident and Administrative Assistant
                     The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1959                 Administrative Fellow President's Office, University of Minnesota

December 1956 -      Director
April I957           Hungarian Student Refugee Reception Center, World University Service
                     and Institute of International Education, Camp Kilmer, New Jersey

Current Memberships and Appointments

American Association for Higher Education
American College of Healthcare Executives
American Public Health Association (Fellow)
American Society of Health System Pharmacists, Commission on Goals, 2004-2008
Association of American Medical Colleges
Companion Care Association, Board of Directors and Treasurer, 2004-
The Cosmos Club, Washington D.C., 1980-
Global Health Council
Society for International Development
Citizens Advisory Center, Board of Directors, 2006-
Upsilon Phi Delta, (health administration honor society), Board of Directors, 2002-
Volunteers of America, Board of Directors, 2008-, International Advisory Board (Chairman),
McLean Community Foundation, Board of Directors, 2007-

Past Memberships and Appointments

American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Accreditation Steering Committee, 1997
American Council on Education
 Commission on Educational Credit and Credentials, 1974 - 1980

American Health Planning Association
  Board of Directors, 1983 - 1984
American Hospital Association
  Library Committee
  Panel on Licensure
  Panel on Health Institutions Classifications
  Board Committee on Institutional Leadership, 1979 - 1981
  Coming Achievement Award Selection Committee, 1980 - 1981
American International Health Alliance, Board of Directors, 1992-1994
American Public Health Association
  Task Force on Federal Research Policy, 1972 - 1973
  Committee on Chilean Health Workers, 1974 - 1975
  Advisory Committee on Public Health Manpower Analysis, 1981 – 1983
American Refugee Committee, Board of Directors, 1984-2004
Association of American Medical Colleges
  Chairman, Minority Affairs Grant Advisory Board, 1971 - 1973
Blue Cross Association - AHA Advanced Fellowship Advisory Committee, 1967 – 1972
Center For Transformational Leadership in Health Care, Board of Directors, 1999-2002
Coalition For Nonprofit Health Care, Chairman, Research and Development Advisory Council,
Commission on Education for Health Administration (W. K. Kellogg Foundation)
  Educational Advisory Panel, 1973 – 1975
Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education, 1998-1999
Committee on Effective Drug Abuse Legislation, 1970 - 1972
Committee on Health Politics, 1973 - 1975
Council of Specialized Accrediting Agencies
  Board of Directors, 1973 - 1975
  Vice-Chairman, 1974 - 1975
Department of Health and Human Services
  National Advisory Council on Health Professions Education, 1983 - 1987
  Council, Agency for Health Care Policy Research (AHRQ) 1990-1992
Fairfax Audubon Society, Board of Directors, 1990-1993
Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions
  Chairman, 1970 - 1971, 1976 - 1977
George Washington University, Advisory Council, 1989-92
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations
  Committee on Accreditation, 1979 - 1981
  Policy Advisory Board, 1979 - 1983
  Committee on Standards and Procedures, 1980 – 1983
  Roundtable on accreditation and the health professions, 2004-2005
Joint Committee on Medical Care Education (APHA, ATPM, ASPH, AUPHA), 1969 - 1971
Job Corps Health Advisory Committee, 1965 - 1970
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
  Health Advisory Committee, 1974 - 1975

  Task Force on Lifelong Learning, 1976 – 1977
Medknowlogy, Inc. Chairman, Technical Advisory Board, 1996-2000
Institute of Medicine, Committee on Allied Health
  Personnel Study, 1986 - 1988
Pan American Health Organization/WHO
  Advisory Committee to Latin America Education Project, 1979 - 1985
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, Board of Directors, 1986-1992
  (President 1990-91)
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation,
  National Advisory Committee on Faculty Fellowships, 1983 - 1991
Royal Society for Health (London)
University of Massachusetts, School of Public Health Advisory Committee, 1978 - 1980
University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School
  Health Care Management Program Committee, 1979 - 1980
  HMO Management Program Advisory Committee, 1974 – 1976
University of Scranton, School of Graduate Studies Board of Visitors, 2005-2007
University of Wisconsin, School of Business Administration
  Advisory Committee on Health Care Fiscal Management, 1977 - 1980
  Administrative Medicine Program National Advisory Board, 1989-1996
Veterans Health Administration
  Administrative Scholars Program Review Panel, 1977
  Advisory Committee on Management, 1978 - 1980
  Innovations in Nursing Advisory Committee, 1997
  Associated Health Professions Review Committee, 1997
Western Network for Education in Health Administration, Governing Council, 1982-1993
Medical Group Management Association, Education Advisory Committee, 1997-1999.
David A. Winston Health Policy Fellowship, Board of Directors 1990-2007 (President 1998-

Consultant Appointments

University of Kentucky, Graduate School
Ontario Council on Graduate Studies
University of Houston - Clear Lake City, The Chancellor
University of California (Los Angeles), School of Public Health
University of Chicago, School of Business Administration
University of Colorado, School of Medicine
Duke University, School of Medicine
University of New Hampshire, School of Health Studies
The Ohio State University, School of Administrative Science
The Ohio State University, School of Medicine
Saint Louis University, School of Administrative Science
University of Washington, School of Medicine
U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences

University of Ottawa, School of Management
Universidad de Antioquia School of Public Health (Colombia)
Ben Gurion University School of Medicine (Israel)
Centro de Educacion en Administracion de Salud (Colombia)
Alabama Regional Medical Program
W. K. Kellogg Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Miami Valley Community Hospital, Dayton, Ohio
Intermountain Health Care
U.S. Department of Labor
Medical Group Management Association, Center for Research
National Institute of Health
Peace Corps
Department of Veterans Affairs
Pan American Health Organization - World Health Organization
Government of Argentina, Ministry of Social Welfare
National Sick Fund, Israel
Arthur Young & Company
Martha L. Rothman and Elliott Paul Rothman, Architects
Universidad de Chile, Faculties of Economics and Administrative Science and Public Health
University of Alabama-Birmingham, School of Community Health
Central American Public Administration Institute (ICAP), Costa Rica
Indian Health Service (DHSS)
National Center for Health Services Research and Technology Assessment
Government of New Zealand, Department of Health
University of Minnesota, Center for Health Services Research
The Baxter Foundation
The Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Tulane University Medical Center
Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine
Vanderbilt University - Peabody College
Kettering College of Medical Arts
International Finance Corporation
VHA, Inc.
The Coalition for Not-For-Profit Healthcare
University of Iowa, School of Medicine
Association of Academic Health Centers
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Pew Global Stewardship Initiative
Western Maryland Area Health Education Center
University of Central Florida, College of Health and Public Affairs
White House International Health Assessment
The World Bank
American International Health Alliance

Indiana University
James Madision University, College of Nursing and Health Care
Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University
Health Resources and Services Administration (DHSS)
Johnson & Johnson International
McKinsey & Company
Eli Lilly and Company
Joint Commission International


“The Big Picture in International Education,” TEKE LIFE, Tau Kappa Epsilon: Kansas City.
Issues of November 1958 through May 1959.

“An Outdoor Camp and Conference Center for the University of Minnesota,” Report to the
Administrative Committee on a Conference Center. Minneapolis: The University of Minnesota,
1959, p. 142.

“A Comparative Study of the Utilization of Certain Hospital Services for Geriatric and Other
Adult Patients Staying Thirty Days or Less in a General Acute Teaching Hospital,” Baltimore:
Operations Research Division, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1961, p. 93.

“Some Aspects of Care of the Chronically III Aged: The Present and Preferred Future,”
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1963, p.160.

“The Senate Rejects Health Insurance for the Aged,” Washington: The Brookings Institution,
1963. Publication in 4003, University Microfilms lnternational, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

“Trends and Developments in Education for Hospital Administration,” with J. D. Thompson,
Hospital Administration Vol. 12, No. 4, Fall 1966, pp 13-32.

“Organization of the School of Medicine and the Teaching of Preventive Medicine at the
University of Chile,” Battle Creek: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, August, 1966, p. 89.

“Medical Schools and Hospitals," American Journal of Public Health Vol. 57, No. 3, March,
1967, pp 559-560. (Review)

“Program of Government Action - The Medicare Legislation,” Proceedings of the Fourth
Alumni Institute in Hospital Administration, University of Minnesota, 1968.

“Teaching Preventive Medicine in Chile,” The Journal of Medical Education, Vol. 44, No. 4, Fall
1969, pp 55-67.

“Ensenanza de Administracion de Hospitales en la Escuela de Salud Publica de la Universidad de
Buenos Aires,” Washington: Oficina Sanitara Panamericana, 1971, p. 36.

“Toward a Re-examination of Education for Health Administration,” In: Executive Development
for Graduates of Master‟s Degree Programs in Hospital and Health Care Administration, Stimson
and Taylor (eds), Berkeley: University of California, 1973, pp 65-69.

“A Non-Traditional Controversial and Badly Needed Approach to Undergraduate Credentials in
Health Administration," Radcliffe Institute Bulletin Vol. 1, No. 1, December 1976, pp 1-6.

“Traditional Accreditation May be Obsolete for Today,” Accreditation, Vol. 3, No. 2, November
1977, p. 5.

“What Can We Learn From the International Health Experience?” Hospital and Health Services
Administration, Vol. 22, No. 4, Fall 1977, pp 6-23.

“Education for Health Services Administration,” with S. Loebs, In: Review of Allied Health
Education: 2 Hamburg (ed), Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1977, pp 169-185.

“Health Care Systems in World Perspective,” and “Health Care: An international Study,”
Program Notes, No. 77, November 1977, pp 38-41. (Review)

“Health Administration in the Context of Financing Higher Education,” In: A Future Agenda,
Ann Arbor, Health Administration Press, 1977, pp 142-158.

“The Management of Health Services,” In: The International Encyclopedia of Higher Education.
A.S. Knowles (ed), San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1977.

“Educators Revise Training Plan for Administrators in Health Care,” Federation of American
Hospitals, Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, February 1978, pp 224-226. (Interview)

"Achieving Quality Education for Health Services Administration,” In: Unmet Needs Education
for Health Services Administration in Canada, John Gross, (ed), Ottawa: Canadian College of
Health Services Executives, 1978, pp 87-105.

“An Interview with Gary Filerman,” Health Care Management Review Vol. 4, No. 2, Spring
1979, pp 75-82.

“Undermanagement in Health Care: A Growing Threat?” Hospital Management Quarterly,
Summer 1980.

“Gary L. Filerman: A First-Person Profile,” Lewis E. Weeks (ed), The Oral History Project of the
Hospital Research & Educational Trust and W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Chicago, 1981.

“Success in the Year 2000,” The Alabama Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 18, No. 1, January
198 1, pp 11-13.

"Varieties of Health Administration Education,” In: The Challenge of Administering Health
Services, Bellin and Weeks (eds), Washington, D.C. and Ann Arbor, AUPHA Press, 1981, pp 1-

“120 Careers in the Health Care Field,” Medical Care, Vol. XIX, No. 7, July 1981, p. 783.

"Materials and Facilities Management,” with W. DeGeyndt, Self-Assessment Module for
Developing Country Health Systems. USAID Contract TA-C-1480, 'Health Management
Appraisal Methods,' Washington, D.C., 1981, p. 106.

“The Need for Creative Managerial Epidemiology,” In: The New Epidemiology, A. Crichton and
D. Neuhauser (eds), Washington and Ann Arbor AUPHA Press, 1982, pp 3-13.

“Norms, Standards, and Goals: Defining the Quality of Medical Care,” Proceedings of the
National Academy of Medicine, Mexico, D.F.: National Academy of Medicine, 1983. ( in

“Policy to Develop Faculty Capacity," Proceedings of the National Academy of Medicine,
Mexico, D.F.: National Academy of Medicine, 1983.(in Spanish)

“Developing the Infrastructure of Education for a Changing Environment,” The Journal of Health
Administration Education, Vol. 1, No. 3, Summer 1983, pp 317-326.

“The North American Perspective on Education and Practice,” In: The World of Health Services
Administration Education, Lisbon: Escola Nacional de Saude Publica de Portugal, 1983,
pp 36-42.

“The Influence of Policy Objectives on the Pattern of Professional Education and Accreditation:
The Case of Hospital Administration,” Journal of Health Administration Education, Vol. 2, No.
4, Fall 1984, pp 431-457.

“Socioeconomic Trends and Strategic Planning for Health Services Education,” Educational
Record, Fall 1984, pp 4-8.

“Professional Maturity and the University of Chicago,” Journal of Health Administration
Education, Vol. 2, No. 2, Spring 1984, pp 117-19.

“Administracion de Sistemas de Salud,” Journal of Health Administration Education, Vol. 2,
No. 2, Spring 1984, p 40-41. (Review)

“Shared Progress, Issues and Responsibilities,” Journal of Health Administration Education,
Vol. 2, No. 3, Summer 1984, pp 371-383.

“Management Capacity and Management Change,” In: Proceedings of the 1984 Administrative
Forum, Danville, Pennsylvania: Geisinger Medical Center, 1984, pp 21-28.

“Nurse Managers: Preparing for the Future,” (Editorial), Nursing and Health Care, Vol. 6, No. 2,
February 1985, p. 61.

“The Development and Current Status of Programs in Health Administration," Journal of Health
Administration Education, Vol. 3, No. 2, Part 11, Spring 1985, pp 83-92.

“University Organization and National Strategy for International Health,” D. Shires, L. Mensah
and D. O'Brien (eds), In: Canadian Universities Role in International Health, Halifax, Nova
Scotia: Lester Pearson Institute for International Development, 1986, pp 47-59. Reprinted and
retitled “Canadian Universities and International Health,” Health Management. Vol. 7, No. 1,
Spring 1986, pp 4-16.

“Achieving and Maintaining External Confidence in Education: A Call to Action," Journal of
Health Administration Education, Vol. 5, No. 2, Spring 1987, pp 197-203.

"Cost Containment Education Efforts and Organizational Change,” In: Medical Education:
Making the Grade in Cost Containment, R. Cunningham, C. P. Friedman and W. Weaver (eds),
Battle Creek: W. K. Kellogg Foundation, 1986, pp 49-51.

“International Health Education Networking: Success and Failure,” Proceedings of the XI Pan
American Conference on Medical Education, Mexico City, PAFAM, 1986.

“First and Foremost in Community Health Centres: The Centre in Sault Ste. Marie and the CHA
Alternative,” by Jonathan Lomas, in: The American Review of Canadian Studies, Vol. XVII,
No. 3., Autumn 1987, pp 355-356. (Review)

Health Administration Employment: A Survey of Early Career Opportunities. Heurman, J.N., G.
L. Filerman, M.S. Lane. Korn/Ferry International-AUPHA. New York, Korn/Ferry
International, 1987.

“A Future of Consequence: The Manager‟s Role in Health Services” (editor), Washington, D.C.:
AUPHA Press, 1989, p. 350; and “Toward a Future of Consequence: The Education of a Health
Service Administrator,” pp 3-28.

“A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica,” by Skutch and Stiles, in: Audubon Naturalist News
(Naturalist Review), Vol. 15, No. 10, November 1990, p. 9. (Review)

“International Perspectives on Healthcare,” Healthcare Executive, Vol. 5, No. 4,
July/August 1990, pp. 31-32.

“Problems of Small and Middle Size United States Hospitals,” Hospital, Tokyo, February 1990,
Vol. 49, No.2, (in Japanese), pp 142-143.

“La Responsabilidad de la Educacion en la Generacion de Salud," Revista Administracion en
Salud. (Santiago, Chile), No. 12, 1990, pp 29-37.

Gelmon, S.B., and G.L. Filerman. “Education of Future Health Care Executives for Quality
Improvement: A University Perspective on Shaping a Hospital-University Partnership."
Proceedings of the University of Minnesota Symposium, Managing Quality Improvement
Processes for the Malcolm Baldridge Award, Minneapolis, 1991

“Health Care Administration: Our Future,” Proceedings of the Geisinger Administrative Forum,
Danville, Pennsylvania, 1991, pp 54-57.

“In Due Time,” Health Management Quarterly, vol. XIV, Fourth quarter, 1992, pp.7-1 1.

"Insulate Congress on Health Reform,” The New York Times, February 21, 1993, Section 3, p.

“Health: The Emerging Context of Management”, The AUPHA Manual of Health Services
Management, Taylor and Taylor (eds)., Aspen Publishers, 1994, pp. 3-18.

“Health Care and Education Reform: The Time to Manage For Change is Yesterday”,
Educational Record, vol. 75, No. 1, Winter 1994, pp. 47-51.

 “Policy and Funding Implications of Programs Providing Education in Long-term Institutions,”
in Mitty, E.L. (ed.) Mechanisms of Quality in Long-Term Care: Education, New York, National
League for Nursing Press, 1994, pp.

Ramirez, Bemardo and Filerman, G.L., “Is Health Services Administration Unique?” Rodrigues,
R.J. and Malik, A.M. (eds), Preparing Health Care Managers For a Changing World, Santiago,
Chile, Insora, 1994. pp. 107-110

“The Administration of Health Services in the Twenty-First Century” Kovner, Anthony R. and
Neuhauser, Duncan (eds.), Health Services Management: Readings and Commentary, Health
Administration Press, 1994. Pp..93-108.

Brand,M. and Filerman, G.L., “The Future of Allied Health, Perspectives from the Field.” Report
of U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration,
Bureau of Health Professions. BHP electronic library, 1995

“Professor Bugbee: A Road Well Traveled” The Journal of Health Administration Education
Vol. 14, No. 3, Summer 1996. pp 389-395.

“Respiratory Care and Managed Care: Mandate for Change” AARC TIMES, Vol. 21, No.2,
February, 1997. pp 22-24.

“Andrew Pattullo and „A Strategy for Building A Profession‟” Journal Of Health
Administration Education, Vol. 16, No.1 Winter, 1998. pp 99-104.

“Restructuring The Health Workforce of the NIS Countries”, Journal of Health and Population in
Developing Countries, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1998. Pp.40-43

“NIS/US Health Workforce Planning 2000” Book (ed). Washington American International
Health Alliance and Association of Academic Health Centers, 1999. Pp.107. (also in Russian).

“Perspectives on the Health Workforce in the NIS”, in Filerman (ed.), op.cit. pp.1-26.

“Conclusions of the Tashkent Conference”, in Filerman (ed.) op. cit. pp. 93-96.

“Sources of Support for International Health Activities of Academic Health Centers”
Washington, D.C., Association of Academic Health Centers, 1999. Pp. 22

Ratzen, Scott C., Filerman, Gary L., and Lesar, John W, “Attaining Global Health: Challenges
and Opportunities” Population Bulletin, Vol. 55, No.1, March 2000. 48pp.

Filerman, Gary and Pearson, Clarence, “The Mandate: Transformational Leadership” Koop, C.
E., Pearson, C. E. and Schwarz, M .R. (eds.), Critical Issues in Global Health, San Francisco,
Jossey-Bass, 2001. Pp .446-453.

Allegrante, John P., Filerman, Gary L., LeSar, Jack W., Norris, Laurie, Pearson, Clarence E.,
Schwarz, M.Roy, and Koop, C. .Everett. “ A Call for a New Approach to Global Health
Leadership Development: The Report of the Salzburg Seminar Special Session on Critical Issues
in Global Health” Salzburg, Austria, The Salzburg Seminar, 2000.

“US Healthcare Diagnosis: Continuing Turbulence” Skandinavien Direkt, Stockholm,
7,Oktober,2000 pp 22-25 ( in Swedish)

“The Search for the Evidence Gives Cohesion to Learning”, in W. White (ed) Empowered by
Evidence: John D. Thompson, Nurse and Health Services Researcher, New Haven, Yale
University Press, 2003.

Filerman, G and Persaud, D. “Advocacy Defines the Health Care System” in Leatt ,P and Mapa,
J. (eds) Government Relations In Health Care: A Leadership Essential”,Toronto,
Quorum/Greenwood Publishing. 2003

“Closing the Management Competence Gap” (invited commentary), World Health Organization
Human Resources For Health 2003 1:7 on-line

Innovations in Health Services Delivery: The Corporatization of Public Hospitals. Review.
Inquiry, 41, No.2. Summer 2004. pp. 234-236.

Filerman, Gary and Komaridis, Kathryn “ A Gap in the Pharmacy”, Modern Healthcare
(Commentary) July 24, 2006 p.24.

Jones, Sonya Rochelle and Filerman, Gary L.” An Analysis of The Impact of The David A.
Winston Health Policy Fellowship” The Journal of Health Administration Education, Vol. 24,
No. 1, Winter 2007. Pp. 33-41

Greene, Barry K. and Filerman, Gary L. “Reinventing CME: The Role of the Care Pilot in the
Medical Group Practice” Journal of Ambulatory Care Management Vol. 30, No. 4, 2007. pp.

Filerman, Gary L. and Komaridis, Kathryn L. “The Pharmacy Leadership Competency Gap:
Diagnosis and Prescription” The Journal of Health Administration Education Vol. 24 No. 2,
Spring 2007. pp. 117-134.

Filerman, Gary L. “The Future of Health Care Boards” Nash, D.B., Oetgen, W.J. and Pracilio,
V.P.(eds.) Governance for Health Care Providers: The Call to Leadership, Productivity Press.
2008. pp 307-321.

Filerman, G.L. et. al. The State of Healthcare Labor Relations. A round table discussion. Modern
Healthcare, November 17, 2008 pp.26-32.

Filerman, Gary, “The Future of Boards: White Water Ahead”, Prescriptions for Excellence in
Health Care, Jefferson School of Population Health, Issue 5, Summer 2009. pp.12-14.

Editorial Appointments
The Journal of Health Communication
 Editorial Board, 1999-
The Journal of Health Administration Education
 Founding Editor, 1982 - 1993
 Editorial Board, 1999-
Health Administration Press
 Editorial Board, 1972 - 1984
 Management Committee, 1972 – 1984
 Undergraduate Advisory Board, 2007-
Health Services Research
 Management Committee, 1979 - 1985

Health Progress
  Editorial Board, 1979 - 1993
Health Management Quarterly
  Editorial Advisory Board, 1984 - 1995
Educational Record
  Editorial Advisory Board, 1980 - 1983
  Guest Editor, Fall 1984
Journal of Health Care Marketing
  Editorial Board, 1980 - 1982
Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law
  Editorial Board, 1975 - 1980
AUPHA Program Notes
  Editor, 1965 - 1982
PAHO/WHO Scientific Publications
  Editorial Board, 1985 -1995

U.S. House of Representatives:
 Subcommittee on Health: 1973, 1974, 1975, 1980
 Committee on Appropriations: 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
 Committee on Agriculture: 1996
U.S. Senate:
 Committee on Appropriations: 1972, 1985, 1987 1988
 Committee on Labor and Public Welfare: 1972, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1987, 1995


American Refugee Committee, Humanitarian Award, 2004
Fellow, Salzburg Seminar, 2000
Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education, President‟s Award for Meritorious Service
to the Field of Continuing Medical Education – 1995, Honorary Member
Endowed “Filerman Prize for Innovation in Health Services Management Education”,
Established by AUPHA, 1993.
The Ohio State University, HHSA Alumni Association Distinguished Service Award, 1992
University of Chicago, Honorary Alumnus, 1991
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Honorary, 1989
American Academy of Medical Administrators, Honorary Life Fellow, 1985
ArabHealth Conference, Honorary Chairman, 1985
Regents of the University of Minnesota, Outstanding Achievement Award, 1982
Who's Who in America
Who's Who in the World
Association of University Programs in Health Administration

  Distinguished Contribution Award, 1979
Change Magazine, Among “100 Young Leaders of the Academy” October, 1978
Leuven University (Belgium), Silver Medal of Leuven, 1972
Organization of the American States, Fellow, 1964
Milbank Memorial Fund, Travel Grant, 1964
W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Graduate Fellowship, 1961 - 1964
Phillips Foundation, Scholarship, 1959 - 1960
National Hillel Commission, King Gustav Award, 1957
(for “A Most Significant Contribution to Human Relations on an American Campus”)

June 2008


                                       G. L. Filerman

December 2007             India
                         Survey of HIV/AIDs program collaboration opportunities for VOA
February, October 2004 Mexico
May, October, 2005, April,
November 2006, April, November 2007
                           Development and supervision of Chiapas student internships
April, Novermber, 2006 Consultation with IMSS on management and leadership development
                           programs and administrative needs assessment.
June, 2003                Germany
                           International Symposium on AIDS in the Workplace; World Bank,
                           ILO, GTZ, Georgetown University
May, 2003                 Switzerland
                           World Health Assembly, World Health Organization
                           NGO Observer
July, 2000                 Austria
                           Salzburg Special Seminar of the Future of Global Health
May, 2000                 England
                           Present the John Henry Phillips Memorial Lecture on health care
January, February,         Romania
April, June, 1998          World Bank Health Sector Reform Project Design Team, workforce
April, 1997               Uzbekistan
                          Coordinated the AIHA-USAID Conference on Health Workforce
                          Policy and Planning in the former USSR
February-March, 1997      Russia, Uzbekistan, Georgia
                          Conference planning, Health Workforce Policy Research and Program
                          Development, AIHA-USAID
November, 1996            Botswana, South Africa
                          International Finance Corporation Private Health Sector Deveopment
                          Project investment assessments
November, 1994            Russia
                          USAID/AIHA Partnership Project Review Conference
November, 1993            Chile
                          W.K. Kellogg Foundation International Symposium on Health
                          Administration Education
February, 1993            Russia
                          USAID Health System Administration Development Projects needs

July, 1993       Colombia
                 Consultation, University Health Management Program Development,
July, 1992       Colombia
                 Consultation, Management Workforce Development Assessment and
                 Planning, Ministry of Health, PAHO
January, 1992    Jamaica
                 USAID Health System Management Improvement Project
May 1992         Mexico
                 Lecture, School of Business Administration, National University
September 1991   Korea
                 U.S. Representative, WHO South Pacific Region Conference
July 1991        Jamaica
                 USAID Health Administration project management oversight
December 1990    Jamaica
                 USAID Health Administration education project management,
September 1990   El Salvador
                 USAID Consultation, National Health Management Workforce
                 Planning, Ministry of Health
August 1990      Pakistan
                  Aga Khan Foundation and Aga Khan University, consultation on
                 management development for the AKF system and program
                 development at the university.
July 1990        Costa Rica
                 USAID Regional Health Services Development Strategy Planning
                 USAID Health Administration needs assessment and program design
April 1990       Jamaica
                 USAID Health system needs assessment and administration program
March 1990       Jamaica
                 USAID Ministry of Health capacity program development
October 1989     Guatemala
                 USAID Regional public health and health administration education
                 needs assessment
October, 1989    Dominican Republic
                 USAID Health Services Management Project Assessment
July 1989        Costa Rica
                 USAID program oversight

June 1989               The Dominican Republic
                        USAID Hospital Improvement Program development
                        Keynote address, Japan Hospital Association
May 1989                Jamaica
                        USAID evaluation of university development projects
December 1988           Costa Rica
                        USAID Social Security Management Development Project assessment
                        and staff development program
May 1988                England
                        Kellogg Foundation, Oxford University International Symposium on
                        Health Services Management Education
June 1988               Japan
                        Lectures in five cities sponsored by the health insurance industry
June 1988               Thailand
                        Review of American Refugee Committee refugee health services
November 1987           Guatemala
                        USAID Projects progress review conference
August-September 1987   The Dominican Republic
                        W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Undergraduate professional education
                        workshop planning and implementation.
June, July 1987         Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Costa Rica
                        Management education projects consultation, USAID, PAHO,
                        W.K.Kellogg Foundation
March 1987              New Zealand
                        Health system management development strategy conference,
                        Ministry of Health
February 1987           Australia
                        National lecture series, Heath Administration program development
                        consultations at five universities
October 1986            Mexico
                        W,K,Kellogg Foundation, UNAM Workshop on health services
                        management needs and education strategies
June 1986               Israel
                        University of Tel Aviv Board of Governors Meeting. Presentation of
                        health management education program plan.
May 1985                Brazil
                        PAHO Regional Health Administration Education Conference
February 1985           Dubai, United Arab Emirates
                        Honorary Chairman, ArabHealth 1985 Conference

October 1984         Chile, Peru
                     W.K.Kellogg Foundation, University program development and
                     grantee assessments.
April 1984           Chile
                      W.K.Kellogg Founation, consultation on graduate program and
                     faculty development planning for the University of Chile
February 1983        Israel
                     Planning a management development program for the National Sick
October 1982         Mexico
                     Lecture, Annual Symposium of the National Academy of Medicine
July-August 1982      Israel
                      Visiting professor at Ben Gurion University
June-July, 1981       Portugal
                     AUPHA and EAP. Directed the institute on health services
                     management and planning education for international faculty
April 1981           England, Portugal
                     AUPHA and EAP. Planning for the international health services
                     management and planning faculty institute
February 1980        Portugal, England, Germany, Switzerland, Italy
                     Development of the international faculty development institute, fund
January 1979         Kenya, Ghana, Ivory Coast
                     USAID Assessment of health services systems management
                     development projects
July - August 1978   England, Israel, Portugal
                     Explorations of African health management development resources,
                     strategies and experiences
                     Consultation on managerial and planning manpower training in Israel
                     and faculty development in Portugal
March 1976           Mexico
                     W.K.Kellogg Foundation . Directed a conference of Latin American
                     health administration faculties. Consultation on public health and
                     management education at National Autonomous University.
August 1975          Finland, Denmark
                     Conducted a three-week international faculty institute on health
                     services organization in Finland
May 1975             Finland, Denmark
                     Planned an international health management faculty institute

October-November   England, France, Denmark and Finland
1974               Consultation to NHS committee on management development for the
                   reorganized National Health Service (U. K.)
                   Attended Institute of European Health Administration Programs
                   Consultation at WHO-Copenhagen, planning for international faculty
                   institute on Finnish health service organization
December 1973      Colombia, Guatemala
                   PAHO, consultant to regional education centers
May-August 1972    Belgium and EEC counties
                   Visiting professor at Leuven University to participate in the
                   organization of the Institute of European Health Service Research
September 1971     Argentina
                   PAHO , consultant on developing programs for health services
                   administration and visiting Professor at the National School of Public
July-August 1971   England
                   Conducted a three-week institute on health services delivery in the
                   U.K. for international faculty
April 1971         England, Belgium, Germany
                   Meeting of European Association of Medical Care and Health
                   Administration training programs
October 1970       England
                   Conducted a three week institute on teaching health organization for
                   international faculty
July 1968          England, Belgium
                   Participated in the Hospital Conference of Western Europe
August 1967        Colombia
                   WHO (PAHO) Regional Conference on Medical Care Teaching
January 1967       Mexico
                   W.K.Kellogg Foundation consultant on hospital administration
                   teaching program
August 1966        Colombia
                   Conducted Conference of Latin American Schools of Hospital
                   Administration and Public Health and attended the conference of the
                   Pan American Federation of Associations of Medical Schools
June 1966          Colombia
                   Consulted on hospital planning and administration at Hospital San
                   Juan de Dios (Bogota), University Hospital (Medellin) and others
November 1965      Mexico
                   Lectured at UNAM School of Medicine. Consulted on hospital
                   administration curriculum.

March-November     Chile
1964               Dissertation Field study of organization of the National Health
February-October   Venezuela, Colombia, Peru
1964               Hospital Management field study


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