Russell L. Holman, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer

Russell L. Holman, M.D., is Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for LifePoint Health.

Prior to joining LifePoint in February 2013, Dr. Holman was chief clinical officer of Cogent HMG, where he served in executive leadership roles for eight years. Previously, he served as medical director of hospital services for HealthPartners Medical Group & Clinics in Bloomington, Minn., and assistant director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the University of Minnesota.

Among Dr. Holman’s professional accomplishments, in 1996 he founded one of the earliest hospitalist programs for Regions Hospital in St. Paul, Minn.  In 2000, he created one of the nation’s first postgraduate Fellowship Programs in Hospital Medicine for HPMG&C.  In 2007, he co-authored and edited the textbook, Comprehensive Hospital Medicine.  He is a Past-President of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), which in 2002 honored him with the Outstanding Service Award in Hospital Medicine and in 2011 appointed him one of only 10 Masters in Hospital Medicine in the U.S.