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Nov. 14, 2016

Chuck Spicer
From left to right: OHA Board Chairman Jimmy Leopard, OHA President Craig Jones and Chuck Spicer. 


Health care professionals from across the state attended the Oklahoma Hospital Association’s (OHA’s) 97th Annual Convention and Trade Show Nov. 2-4 at the Cox Convention Center.

In addition to the educational sessions and trade show, convention highlights included the presentation of several awards to Oklahoma’s outstanding health care leaders.

OU Medical System President and CEO Chuck Spicer was presented The Oklahoma Hospital Association’s Advocacy in Action Award. Spicer is president and CEO of OU Medical System, a licensed 776-bed system comprising OU Medical Center, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, OU Medical Center Edmond and OU Medicine Breast Health Network. Spicer transitioned into the role in January 2013 after serving as CEO of The Children’s Hospital.

Spicer has been very active in the advocacy efforts of the Oklahoma Hospital Association, working to advance important initiatives to strengthen the provision of health care in Oklahoma. He supported the OHA’s legislative activities during the 2016 legislative session in many ways, including conducting radio interviews and press conferences on key issues. He came to the state Capitol on a moment’s notice when needed to promote the OHA’s MakeOKBetter campaign throughout OU Medical System. Spicer recognized the importance of OHA’s advocacy efforts and worked tirelessly to share the message with not only his facility, but also all stakeholders.

Prior to his time with OU Medical System, Spicer served in executive leadership positions within the University of Texas Health System and with Texas Health Resources in Dallas. He received a master’s degree from Trinity University in San Antonio and a bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

Spicer is active in the community, serving on the boards of United Way of Central Oklahoma, Allied Arts and Oklahoma Health Center Foundation. He serves as an ex-officio member of the OU Medical System board of trustees and is on the advisory boards of the Children’s Hospital Foundation and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City. Spicer was the 2015 recipient of the Red Shoe Award in recognition of his contributions to Ronald McDonald House Charities. Spicer was also voted among Oklahoma Magazine’s Best of the Best CEOs in 2015 and 2016.

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OU Medical System comprises OU Medical Center, The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, OU Medical Center Edmond and the OU Medicine Breast Health Network. We are Oklahoma’s largest and most comprehensive health system, offering expertise in more medical specialties than any other hospital system in the state. Some of OU Medical System’s outstanding services include Oklahoma’s highest level of trauma care for adults and children, the most advanced treatment for stroke patients, the highest-level neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) in Oklahoma, expert cardiac care at the OU Medicine Cardiovascular Institute and Children’s Heart Center, and the state’s largest group of board-certified geriatricians. OU Medical Center Edmond is home to Edmond’s only inpatient senior behavioral health program, Autumn Life Center for Geriatric Behavioral Health. Breast Health Network is the state’s largest group of dedicated breast specialists with four Oklahoma City metro locations and a statewide mobile mammography program. We have the state’s most experienced transplant team and benefit from a collaborative relationship with OU Physicians and the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. Together, we make up OU Medicine and we’re helping keep Oklahoma alive and well. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube and at