University of Pennsylvania Health System
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Executive Offices, A5
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Phone: 215-662-2203

Ralph Muller, MA

Chief Executive Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System


Mr. Muller is CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System.  He was, from 1985 to 2001, the President and CEO of the University of Chicago Hospitals.  He is a Director of the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and a Commissioner on the Joint Commission (TJC).  He served as Commissioner on the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), Chairman of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Chairman of the Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems (COTH), Chairman of the National Opinion Research Council (NORC) and Chairman of the University Healthsystem Consortium (UHC).  He is member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Mr. Muller received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Syracuse University and a master’s degree in government from Harvard University.