Lily Jung Henson, M.D., MMM, FAAN, FACHE is the Chief Executive Officer at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, Georgia, in which she oversees the hospital’s 1,750 employees and 700 physicians. Dr. Henson joined Piedmont Healthcare in 2015 as the Chief of Neurology and joined Piedmont Henry in 2016 as the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer. Previously, she was the Vice President of Medical Affairs at Swedish Ballard Hospital and the inaugural Chief of Staff of the Swedish Issaquah Hospital in Washington.
Dr. Henson received her medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and earned her Master’s in Medical Management from Tulane in New Orleans. She practiced neurology in Seattle with Swedish Health Services for 25 years. She was previously the Vice President of Medical Affairs of one of Swedish’s community hospitals after serving as Chief of Staff of Swedish Medical Center’s Issaquah campus.
Dr. Henson is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, a 2016 ACHE Dolan Executive Diversity Program Scholar, and former Regent-at-Large for ACHE from 2018 to 2019. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, was formerly on the board of directors for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and is the former chair for the American Academy of Neurology’s BrainPAC, a political action committee that advocates for neurologists and their patients.