GARY LEWIS FILERMAN
1322 Banquo Court Georgetown University
McLean, Virginia 22102 School of Nursing and Health Studies
3700 Reservoir Road N..W.
Washington, D.C. 20057-1107
Phone Home 703-356-9033 Georgetown University 202-687-8150
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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
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
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-
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
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
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
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,
“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,
“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
“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 http://www.human-resources.com/content/1/1/7
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.
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
Editorial Board, 1979 - 1993
Health Management Quarterly
Editorial Advisory Board, 1984 - 1995
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
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”)
INTERNATIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
1964 Dissertation Field study of organization of the National Health
February-October Venezuela, Colombia, Peru
1964 Hospital Management field study