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Fairview Health president and CEO Mark Eustis to discuss leading one of state's largest not-for-profits at U of M

What: Carlson School of Management’s First Tuesday Luncheon Series
When: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 1
Where: McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis
Who: Mark Eustis, president and CEO, Fairview Health Services

Contacts: Sue Wilson, Carlson School of Management, (612) 626-5904
Ryan Mathre, University News Service, (612) 625-0552

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (05/30/2008) —Mark Eustis, president and CEO, Fairview Health Services, will speak at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management’s First Tuesday Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 1, at the University of Minnesota’s McNamara Alumni Center, 200 Oak St. S.E., Minneapolis. In his speech, “Coming Home,” Eustis will discuss his experiences returning to Minneapolis to assume the top leadership position at Fairview after living and working for 30 years in other parts of the country. He also will talk about the evolution and future of Fairview’s 10-year pioneering partnership with the University of Minnesota and the benefits of bringing together academics, research and clinical practice for patients and the community.

Two key hallmarks of Eustis’s 30-year career have been integrating academic medicine into community hospitals and strengthening relationships between the community, academic faculty and physicians. He joined Fairview in August 2007 from Ascension Health in St. Louis, where he was president of Regional Ministry Operations. Prior to that, he served as senior executive officer at Barnes Jewish Christian HealthCare and an adjunct faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis. He also served in roles of increasing responsibility at Detroit Medical Center and St. John Health in Detroit.

A native of Minnesota, Eustis attended the University of Minnesota, earning a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in hospital and health care administration. He has been active in national and local health care-related organizations, including the American Hospital Association and Mid-America Transplant Services.

The advance registration deadline is Thursday, June 26. A fee of $28 includes lunch and parking in the Washington Avenue Ramp. The fee for walk-ins is $35, but space is limited. Refund cancellations are required by Friday, June 27. There are three ways to register: call 612-626-9634, visit, or send an e-mail to

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