Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D.

Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D.

Chief Executive Officer, VCU Health System & Senior Vice President, VCU Health Sciences

Arthur L. Kellermann, MD, is senior vice president for VCU Health Sciences and CEO of VCU Health System. 

Before joining VCU in 2020, Dr. Kellermann served as dean of "America's Medical School" - the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) in Bethesda, Maryland, which serves as the leadership academy for military health and the U.S. Public Health Service. 

Dr. Kellermann previously held the Paul O'Neill-Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis at the RAND Corporation, an independent, non-profit research organization. Prior to that, he was professor of emergency medicine and public health at Emory University, where at various points he served as founding director of the Emory Center for Injury Control, founding chair of Emory's Department of Emergency Medicine and later, Associate Dean for Health Policy at the Emory School of Medicine. He holds a BS degree from Rhodes College, an MD degree from Emory University and an MPH degree from the University of Washington. 

Dr. Kellermann has authored or coauthored more than 250 peer-reviewed publications on public health, health policy, emergency care, injury prevention and military health. He is Senior Editor of Out of the Crucible: How the U.S. Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan, a medical history book developed with the support of the Army's Borden Institute and released by the U.S. Government Publishing Office in December 2017. 

Dr. Kellermann holds career achievement awards from two fields - injury control and  emergency medicine. Elected to the Institute of Medicine (now National Academy of Medicine [NAM]) in 1999, he has served on National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine committees addressing the prevention and control of violent behavior, the consequences of uninsurance, health promotion, biodefense, and the future of emergency care. From 2013 to 2016, he served on the NAM's Governing Council.  Dr. Kellermann  is board-certified in internal medicine and emergency medicine, and a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American College of Physicians.