David J. Bachrach, FACMPE/FACHE

The Physician Executive's Coach, Inc.

Boulder, CO  - E-Mail David

David Bachrach has more than 47 years of experience, including service as a senior executive in several physician-led academic health care organizations, including the University of Michigan Medical School and the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.  He has held concurrent faculty appointments, most recently as Professor of Health Services Management at M. D. Anderson. He holds a BA in Psychology and an MBA in Health Services Management and Hospital Administration and is a Fellow in both the American College of Medical Practice Executives and the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Bachrach has served as a leader of several professional and community organizations.  He served as Chair of the American College of Medical Practice Executives during 2002-2003.  In 2007 he was awarded MGMA/ACMPEs Harry J. Harwick Award for Lifetime Achievement in Healthcare Administration.


His academic interests over the past 25 years have focused on the development of physician executive's leadership skills.  To that end he took a sabbatical from his own executive responsibilities to pursue the question, “How can we better select and develop physician leaders in our academic medical centers?”  This led to several publications and a decision to create a fulltime practice coaching physicians in developing exceptional leadership skills.


The Physician Executive's Coach, Inc., founded in September 1998 and based in Boulder, Colorado, has provided leadership coaching support to more than 60 physician leaders at some of the nation’s leading academic medical centers.  Bachrach continues to speak about physician leadership issues to professional organizations and publishes articles on the subject several times each year and has published more than 25 articles and book chapters and co-edited a published text on Faculty Practice Plans.


David and Linda Bachrach have been married since 1969 and have two children; both school teachers in the New York City area.  Linda Bachrach has had a career in higher education fund raising and served for five years as a consultant advising people of wealth on philanthropy and assisting small non-profit organizations with their fundraising endeavors. Linda is now serves as the Principal of My PrimeTime Coach, LLC; a Life Coach working with men and women in transition to an enriched life in their prime time years (ages 55-75).

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