Governance

Virginia Mason is a nonprofit health care provider governed by boards of community volunteers. The Medical Center is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The Board has adopted governance policies and practices to help guide its fulfillment of its commitment to the community and the patients we serve.

In 2008 Virginia Mason won the inaugural Leapfrog Governance for Quality Award for the work its board has done to mobilize the organization to improve quality of patient care.

Chairman and CEO
Gary S. Kaplan, MD, FACP, FACMPE, was named Chairman and CEO of Virginia Mason in February 2000.

Annual Report
Read and learn more about our ongoing quest to be the Quality Leader.

Community Benefit Report
For more than 80 years Virginia Mason has been not only a provider of health care but also an involved member of the community.