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Edward Michael Lerner, American hospital administrator, lawyer. Bar: Florida 1988, Supreme Court of the United States Court, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit). Recipient Award of Merit, New York City Police Department, 1968.


Lerner, Edward Michael was born on October 28, 1942 in New York City. Son of Gabriel and Dorothy (Sigoda) Lerner.


Student, New York City Community College, 1968. Associate of Arts with honors, Dade (Florida) Community College, 1972. Bachelor of Science in Health Science with honors, Florida International University, 1974.

Master of Science in Public Administration, Florida International University, 1975. Master of Science in Health Services Administration, Florida International University, 1982. Juris Doctor, University Miami, 1987.


Managing optician, Thomas Stearns Budd Opticians, Miami, Florida, 1972-1973;managing optician, Jack Eckerd Corporation, Miami, 1973-1975;president, Vogue Opticians, Pompano Beach, Florida, 1975-1982;assistant administrator professional services, Florida Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, 1982-1986;associate administrator, general counsel, Florida Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, 1987-1993;senior attorney, State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, Miami, since 1994. Consultant Florida Institute Health, Broward and Coral Springs Diagnostic Centers. Board directors Aesculapious Insurance Trust.


Member American Bar Association, American Hospital Association, American Society Hospital Risk Managers, American College Hospital Attorneys, Southern Florida Administrative Forum, American College Health Care Executives, Florida Hospital Association, Florida Society Hospital Risk Managers, Florida Bar Association (health law section, administrative and government law section), Broward County Quality Assurance Professionals, National Academy Opticianry, Lions, Rotary, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Theta Kappa.


Married Susan Katz, 1965 (divorced 1975). Children: Mindy, Stacey. Married Carol Sarashon, June 12, 1975.

1 child, David.