Successful pursuit of the mission of Cleveland Clinic depends upon effective leadership. The information presented here is intended to explain our governance practices, and in particular, the composition, structure and responsibilities of Cleveland Clinic’s governing boards.
The Board of Directors is the primary governing body of Cleveland Clinic. The Board of Trustees serves in an advisory role to the Board of Directors. In addition, the Board of Governors, composed primarily of physicians, oversees the medical and surgical activity of Cleveland Clinic. Our policies are modeled on good governance principles for nonprofit corporations, are consistent with legal requirements and help ensure that we fulfill our mission for the benefit of the community.
Board of Directors
Leadership of the Board of Directors, the primary governing body of Cleveland Clinic.
Board of Trustees
The Board of Trustees serves in an advisory role to the Board of Directors.
Board of Governors
The Board of Governors, primarily physicians, oversees the medical and surgical activity of Cleveland Clinic.
The executive leadership works under the direction of the Board of Directors to manage the operations of Cleveland Clinic.