John A. Calderone, Ph.D.

John A. Calderone, Ph.D. had been the Chief Executive Officer of Olympia Medical Center from 2006 until his retirement at the end of 2015.

John has over 40 years experience in the healthcare industry. Before assuming his last position, he was the Chief Executive Officer of Corona Regional Medical Center in Corona, California, Chief Executive Officer of College Hospital and Coastal Communities Hospital in Orange County, California and Chief Operating Officer of Doctors Hospital in Santa Ana and Santa Ana Medical Center in Santa Ana, California.

Previously, Dr. Calderone held positions at a corporate level for over ten years with three different healthcare systems, where he directed the marketing, planning, and business development functions.  His last corporate role was with Summit Health, Ltd. 

Prior to entering the healthcare field, Dr. Calderone was employed at the General Electric Company for over four years in the Transportation Systems Business Operations Division as manager of employee programs. He also was the Chief Executive Officer of Serenity Hall Incorporated a not for profit chemical dependency psychiatric network of inpatient and outpatient facilities in Pennsylvania.  Throughout his career, he has been an adjunct professor teaching at several different universities.  He served on the Board of Directors of several community organizations such as the YMCA, American Cancer Society and Inland Empire Health Plan.

Dr. Calderone was named the 2013 recipient of the 4th Annual Healthcare Administrator Award, presented by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).  He served on the Board of Directors for the Hospital Association of Southern California (HASC) for over fifteen years, its Executive Committee for seven years. He was the 2014 Chairman of the Hospital Association of Southern California.  Additionally, he served on the Board of Trustees and its Executive Committee for the California Hospital Association (CHA).  He also was appointed and served on the Board of Directors for the California Hospital Quality Institute.  Dr. Calderone holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, and a postdoctoral degree in Psychology from Edinboro University.

Currently, he is also serving on the Board of Directors of the National Health Foundation, Los Angeles, California.