Bruce Spurlock, MD

Bruce Spurlock, M.D. is Executive Director of Cynosure Health, a healthcare improvement organization whose vision is to create the day when suboptimal care is eliminated; when safe, reliable and affordable healthcare is a reality for every patient. Dr. Spurlock also leads and advises large improvement collaboratives at the regional, state and national level designed to accelerate the implementation of evidence-based practices. Currently, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor with Stanford University.  He is a nationally known speaker on a broad range of health care topics including translating policy into practice, health care trends and effectively engaging every stakeholder to drive improvement.

Prior to developing his national consulting practice, Dr. Spurlock was the executive vice president for the California Healthcare Association (CHA) where he served as CHA’s expert in physician group relations, health policy, and quality and performance measurement.  He also practiced internal medicine as a senior physician with The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. He participated on the American Hospital Association’s Quality Leadership Team and on state and national advisory committees, is published in local, state and national journals and has served on the Boards of diverse healthcare organizations.