Thomas A. Scully Joins Foundation’s Council


Key Points

  • Mr. Scully is a general partner with the most active US private equity investor in healthcare.
  • He was previously the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
  • The Council provides strategic advice, assists with raising funds, and builds awareness.

Thomas ScullyThe Foundation is pleased to welcome Thomas A. Scully to its Council, a dedicated group of goodwill ambassadors who work closely with the Board of Directors and staff to provide advice and assist with raising funds and building awareness.

Mr. Scully is a general partner with Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, the most active US private equity investor in healthcare.

Before entering private equity, Mr. Scully was the administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), from 2001 to 2004. He had an instrumental role in designing and passing Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage legislation and initiated the first public reporting and disclosure for comparative quality among hospitals and other healthcare providers.

Mr. Scully was also President and CEO of the Federation of American Hospitals, which represents 1,500 privately owned hospitals.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors at several organizations, including InnovAge, Shields Health Solutions, The Health Management Academy, Select Medical Corporation, Emerus, and CareSource Management Services. He is a member of the Board of Advisors for the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College, the George and Barbara Bush Foundation, UVA Health System, and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

He earned his BA from the University of Virginia and his JD from Catholic University.

“Tom brings unique and valuable insights from his experiences in healthcare policy as well as financing and management of organizations in the public and private sectors,” said Foundation Chairman Neal F. Kassell, MD. “As focused ultrasound advances toward widespread clinical adoption, an ally who understands the challenges of reimbursement is invaluable. We are honored to have Tom on our Council and as an advocate for focused ultrasound.”

“I am happy to have learned more about focused ultrasound and the Foundation,” said Mr. Scully. “I have always been fond of Dr. Kassell and hope to add value in their incredibly worthy mission to advance this technology.”