Shiraz M. Fagan

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Shiraz M. Fagan

Corporate Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer


Shiraz Fagan was named chief operating officer for Scripps Health in September 2017. As COO, she is responsible for operations cost management and the continued integration of Scripps’ five hospital campuses and 30 medical clinics. 


Fagan joined Scripps in 2002 as a senior project manager in the Project Management office to assist the organization with critical financial turnaround and process improvement priorities. Later she served as chief operating executive for Scripps Clinic and as vice president of physician services, before her appointment in 2012 as chief executive of the Scripps Medical Foundation. For five years, she managed the daily operations of Scripps Clinic, Scripps Coastal Medical Center and the Scripps Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Group – 30 medical clinic locations supported by more than 900 physicians and 2,500 employees. Her efforts have been instrumental to the integration of ambulatory and hospital services at Scripps.


Prior to Scripps, Fagan was a senior associate at Computer Sciences Corporation in San Francisco. As a health care management consultant, she helped several organizations around the country develop strategic plans and achieve financial and operational improvement. She began her career at Goldman Sachs, specializing in health care mergers and acquisitions.


Fagan holds a Bachelor in Comparative Literature and Molecular Biology from Princeton University. She is on the board of the California Hospital Association and a member of the American Medical Group Association, the Medical Group Management Association and the California Association of Physician Groups.