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Carl Robert Fischer, American Health care facility administrator.


Fischer, Carl Robert was born on November 15, 1939 in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. Son of Robert Carlton and Elsie Marie (Wolfarth) Fischer.


Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Wagner College, 1964;Master of Science, State University of New York-Buffalo, 1966;Master of Public Health, Yale University, 1968.


With Yale-New Haven Hospital, 1968-1977, associate director, 1975-1977. Executive associate administrator University Cincinnati Medical Center, 1977-1980. Executive director clinical programs University Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, 1980-1986.

Associate vice president health science, Chief Executive Officer Medical College of Virginia Hospitals, Richmond, 1986-1999. Executive vice president corporation functions VCU Health Systems, 1999—2002. Retired, 2003

Board directors University Health Systems Consortium, executive committee 1994-2000, chairman board directors 1997-1998, chairman supply and services division, 1988-1989, 95-96.

Member executive committee National Association Public Hospitals, 1999-2002.


President Central Virginia Health Planning Agency, 1991-1993, member-at-large, 1997-2002, executive committee, 2000-2002. Board directors Richmond Lutheran Home, 2000-2001. Member American Association Medical Colleges, American Hospital Association, Virginia Hospital Association (board directors 1986-1991, 99-2000, chairman council on administration and health planning 1988, council on association development 1987-1988, physician liaison committee 1989-1990, chairman central Virginia regional planning council 1997-1999).


Married Lynn Elaine Ekstrand, March 12, 1966. Children: Kristen, Leslie, Meredith, Kelly.