Larry McEvoy

Lawrence R. McEvoy II

Chief, Strategy and Innovation

About Larry McEvoy

Larry McEvoy, MD, a seasoned health care executive and experienced emergency physician, has the unique capacity to integrate diverse strategic and professional perspectives through leadership, facilitation, coaching and presentation. Particularly focused on the shared work between executives, clinicians, and clinical leaders, Larry’s experience as both a CEO and a clinician deepens his skill in facilitating dynamic shifts in mindset, method, and performance. Whether he is working as a titular leader, consultant, facilitator or storyteller, Larry is particularly effective at creating strategic alignment, inclusive leadership and energetic collaboration.

Dr. McEvoy is the co-founder of and Chief of Strategy and Innovation for PracticingExcellence, a physician-built, crowd-sourced learning ecosystem which supports skill development, professional fulfillment, and patient-centered performance within clinical microsystems. He also serves as an executive-in-residence at the Center for Creative Leadership, a global resource for leadership development, practice, and research. From 2008 to May 2012, Dr. McEvoy served as the CEO of Memorial Health System in Colorado Springs, CO, facilitating a $100 million turnaround, the emergence of a culture of collaboration and commitment, and Memorial’s transformation from an at-risk and unfunded municipal hospital to the threshold of its merger with the University of Colorado Health System. Prior to his work with Memorial Health System, he was a senior executive and emergency physician at the Billings Clinic in Billings, MT, rated number one in patient safety by Consumer Reports in 2012.

Dr. McEvoy is a Board-certified fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians and a faculty member of the American College of Physician Executives. He completed his residency and internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in 1995 and earned his MD from Stanford Medical School in 1992.

Areas of Expertise

  • Executive and physician leadership
  • Strategy
  • Clinical quality
  • Techniques of organizational transformation
  • Patient-centered, collaborative approaches
  • Crafting volitional, high-performance organizations
Stanford University Medical School

Residency - Emergency Medicine
Hennepin County Medical Center

BA - English Writing
Caroll College


  • Fellow, American College of Emergency Physicians

  • Board-certified, American Board of Emergency Medicine