Leonard Friedman is a Professor of Health Policy and Management and is director of the Executive Master of Health Administration degree at the George Washington University. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Southern California, School of Public Administration in 1991 where his dissertation examined technology acquisition in hospitals in Southern California. Dr. Friedman’s scholarly work has concentrated on the mechanisms of organizational change, strategic decision-making, and leadership in health service organizations. Dr. Friedman has served as the chair of the Health Care Management Division of the Academy of Management and Association of University Programs in Health Administration. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a past president of the National Capital Healthcare Executives Chapter of ACHE. In 2014, Dr. Friedman was inducted into the StuderGroup Fire Starter Hall of Fame. Dr. Friedman is the editor of the Journal of Health Administration Education.