William Jahmal Miller
Jahmal Miller, as Chief Administrative Officer, strategically leads Dignity Health Mercy Medical Group’s organizational development, health system relationships, talent management and business operations. Dr. Miller, who most recently served Dignity Health’s parent company, CommonSpirit Health, as System Vice President of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, was previously Director of Corporate Reputation and Thought Leadership for Blue Shield of California. In addition to leadership roles at Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health systems, Dr. Miller served as the Deputy Director of the California Department of Public Health’s Office of Heath Equity, serving as the state’s lead advisor on issues related to reducing health and mental health disparities and to achieving health equity for all Californians. Dr. Miller is internationally recognized as a thought leader and expert on issues pertaining to health care, public health, health equity, mental health and public policy. He co-led a system-wide CommonSpirit Health partnership with the Morehouse School of Medicine and the National COVID-19 Resiliency Network, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Minority Health, serves as a member of the California Endowment’s Board of Directors, and has received appointments to the American Psychological Association’s Presidential Health Equity Task Force (2020) and the deputy director role for the California Department of Public Health’s Office of Health Equity (2013). Dr. Miller earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Columbia University, and received his Master’s of Health Administration from the University of Southern California. Western University of Health Sciences awarded him an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters (DHL) for his achievements in the field of health and human services.