Glenn Goldis


Executive Education:

  • USC Marshall School of Business, 03/2014 – 03/2015
    Degree: Masters of Medical Management (MMM)
  • Executive Development Program (EDP), UHG, 01/2013-01/2014

Management Training:

  • 2006: Advanced Leadership Program, Kaiser Permanente
  • 2001: Facilitative Leadership, Kaiser Permanente
  • 1999, 1997: KP Annual Physician Leadership Conference
  • 1998: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People
  • 1997, 98: Budget Workshops
  • 1997: Art Lange: Effective Physician Leaders and Decision Making
  • 1996: KP Executive Committee
  • 1996: KP Middle Management Program


  • Cedars-Sinai Hospital, 1984 – 1987
  • Specialty: Internal Medicine

Medical School:

  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1980 – 1984
  • Degree: Doctor of Medicine


  • Hobart College, 1976 – 1980
  • Degree: Summa Cum Laude, BS Chemistry
  • Phi Beta Kappa: Zeta Chapter, New York

High School:

  • Hicksville High School, 1972 – 1976

Professional Media Experience

I have participated in multiple media interviews including TV, Radio, and Television. Recent work includes addressing SARS in Kern County and a Radio information program on Influenza with a question and answer format.

  • 2008:    KBAK, Channel 29, “Health Alert with Lisa”, Lisa Krch, Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion, Insect Bites, and Sunburn.
  • 2002:    KBAK, Channel 29, “Influenza Hotline”, Update in Kern County
  • 2001:    Leadership Bakersfield Business Lecture: State of Health Care in Kern County
  • 2001:    Radio Interview, AM 1630, Danielle Sullivan Show, Antibiotic Resistance and AWARE
  • 2001:    Radio Interview, AM 1630, Influenza Update
  • 2001:    The Bakersfield Californian, Public Health Article addressing Tattoos, and Piercing
  • 2001:    KGET, Channel 17, Risk Factors for CAD
  • 2/2001: Wall Street Journal, KP Online
  • 2000:    Various TV and Newspaper spots on Cold and Flu, Pill Splitting, etc…
  • 2/99:     KP Reporter, “What Does Partnership Mean, and How Are We Doing?”
  • 1/99:     KBAK, Channel 29. Media segment on Erectile Dysfunction-Treatment Options, Melanotan II, and Viagra.
  • 10/98:  The Bakersfield Californian, “Influenza, 1998-1999”
  • 10/98:  KBAK, Channel 29, News Release Contact, “Winter Flu and Myths”
  • 10/98:  KBAK, Channel 29, “Internet Viagra”
  • 5/98:     Bakersfield Magazine, “Questions Patients Should Ask Their Doctors”
  • 5/98:     The Bakersfield Californian, “Viagra and the Health Plan Formulary”
  • 4/96:     KBAK, Channel 29, “Does a Patients Blood Pressure Fluctuate During the Day?”
  • 4/96:     KBAK, Channel 29, “Blind Student Returns to College”
  • 2/95:     KBAK, Channel 29, “Hypertension”

Research Experience

  • Summer 1983, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
    Department of Ophthalmology
  • Summer 1979 & 1980, Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    Department of Developmental Hematopoiesis

Dr. Goldis is a Board Certified, Internal Medicine physician who has over 20 years of administrative and managed care experience. His expertise ranges from outpatient program development, hospital operations and pay for performance, to quality and utilization management, risk adjustment coding, pharmacy operations, resident education, and electronic health record implementation.

Dr. Goldis has held administrative positions as a Chief of Medicine, Associate Medical Director, Medical Director of Quality, ACO, and Risk Adjustment, and currently serves as a Chief Medical Officer and ACGME Designated Institutional Officer. As a Vice President of Meridian Health Care Partners, Dr. Goldis fully leverages his clinical and administrative experience to serve our clients.

Dr. Goldis received his Undergraduate Degree from Hobart College in 1980, Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1984, and completed his Internal Medicine Residency at Cedars-Sinai in 1987. He completed his Masters Degree in Medical Management at the University of Southern California in 2015.

Professional Employment History

01/15 – Present: Meridian Healthcare Partners, Bakersfield, CA

  • Vice President

01/15 – Present: Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA

  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Chief Academic Officer/Designated Institutional Officer for ACGME

08/12 – 12/14:   Monarch HealthCare, Irvine, CA

  • Medical Director, Quality & Performance Improvement, Monarch HealthCare & MHIPA
  • Medical Director, Risk Adjustment, Monarch HealthCare & MHIPA
  • Medical Director, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Monarch HealthCare

08/10 – 08/12: Monarch HealthCare, Irvine, CA

  • Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Services & Pre-Authorization
  • Medical Director, Case Management

10/08 – 08/10: Bakersfield Family Medical Center, Bakersfield, CA

  • Medical Director, Ambulatory Care Services, BFMC/CCPN/HPN
  • Hospitalist, BFMC

10/08 – 08/10: Optimal Hospice, Bakersfield, CA

  • Medical Director, Hospice Care Services

10/92 – 10/08: Kaiser Permanente, Bakersfield, CA

  • Assistant Area Associate Medical Director 2002-2007
  • Physician Lead: KP HealthConnect (EMR) 2006-2008
  • Chief of Service, Internal Medicine 1996-2002
  • Physician in Charge, East Hills Facility 1996-2002
  • Partner: Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Retired

06/90 – 10/92: Glenn Goldis, MD, Valencia, CA

  • Private Practice, Internal Medicine

06/87 – 06/90: Granada Hills Medical Center, Granada Hills, CA

  • Group Practice, Internal Medicine

Professional Licensure/Certifications

  • California State License #G56436, DEA #BG0243864
  • Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1998 #114489
  • Re-Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008 #114489
  • American Heart Association, ACLS/BLS Certified

Prior Hospital Affiliations

Orange County:

  • Saddleback Memorial Hospital, Laguna Hills
  • Orange Coast Memorial Hospital, Orange County
  • Fountain Valley Hospital, Orange County

Kern County:

  • Mercy Hospital/Mercy Southwest Hospital
  • Memorial Hospital, Bakersfield, CA
  • Bakersfield Heart Hospital, Bakersfield, CA
  • San Joaquin Community Hospital, Bakersfield, CA

LA County:

  • Henry Mayo Hospital, Valencia, CA
  • Holy Cross Hospital, San Fernando, CA
  • Granada Hills Medical Center, Granada Hills, CA

Professional Associations

  • California Technology Assessment Forum, 2013-2014
  • Kern County Medical Society, Board Member, 2001-2004
  • California Medical Association
  • American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) (now AAPL) 2008-present