Tom Gammiere, FACHE
Chief Executive, Senior Vice President, Scripps Mercy Hospital
As chief executive, senior vice president, of Scripps Mercy Hospital, Tom Gammiere is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 517-bed Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego campus in Hillcrest and the 183-bed Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista, which serves San Diego’s South Bay. He began his career at Scripps in 1987 as the assistant administrator at what was then Scripps Memorial Hospital Chula Vista and was named administrator in 1992. Later, he became chief executive of Scripps Mercy Hospital in San Diego and was named chief executive of the newly merged hospital in 2004.
Prior to joining Scripps, Gammiere served as assistant administrator of support services at St. Benedict’s Hospital in Ogden, Utah. He received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Marietta College in Ohio and a master’s degree in health care administration from the University of Iowa.
Formerly chairman of the board of directors for the Health Care Association of San Diego and Imperial Counties, Gammiere is a member of the American College of Health Care Executives and the California Health Care Association.