Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jerry Penso, M.D., M.B.A., is president and chief executive officer at AMGA
(formerly the American Medical Group Association), a trade association that
represents medical groups and other organized systems of care, including some of
the nation’s largest, most influential integrated healthcare delivery systems.
Dr. Penso previously served as chief medical and quality officer for AMGA and
president of AMGA Foundation. Under his leadership, the impact of AMGA’s quality
programs grew to improve care for 26 million patients.
Prior to joining AMGA, Dr. Penso served as medical director, continuum of
care for Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group (SRSMG), the largest integrated
healthcare delivery system in San Diego.
Dr. Penso received his Master’s in Business Administration from San Diego
State University, his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Southern
California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the
University of California, Berkeley.