Chief Executive Officer
Timothy M. Goldfarb joined Shands HealthCareas Chief Executive Officer in July 2001. Shands HealthCare is a private, not-for-profit healthcare system affiliated with the University of Florida and its Health Science Center. Shands is a leader for healthcare referrals in the state of Florida and the healthcare system is among the most respected in the Southeast.
His prior professional health care experience includes Director, University Hospital and Health Care Systems and Associate Director, Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon. Earlier in his career, he served as Senior Associate Director, Arizona Medical Center.
Mr. Goldfarb has been active in a variety of professional associations. He is a member of the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) and served as Chair of the Governing Board of the UHC from 2006-2009. He is a member of the Florida Hospital Association (FHA) and served as the FHA Chair 2007/2008. He previously served as Chairman, Council of Teaching Hospitals of the Association of American Medical Colleges and Chair of the Oregon Association of Hospitals and Health Systems. Mr. Goldfarb is a member of the United Way of North Central Florida Board of Directors in which he served as the 2006 Campaign Chair. Mr. Goldfarb is a member of the Board of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and currently serves as Chair of its Monitoring Committee. He also serves on various committees of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. Mr. Goldfarb currently serves as a member of the Board of the Trauma Center Association of America (TCAA).
Mr. Goldfarb received his degree in Political Science and his Masters in Health Services Administration at Arizona State University. He and his wife, Laura, have three daughters and four grandchildren.