David L. Callecod, MBA, FACHE, has over two decades of experience in hospital administration. He currently is president of Lafayette General Health System, a seven-hospital system with an additional six clinical affiliate hospitals located in Southwest Louisiana. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. David was inducted into Studer Group’s Hall of Fame in October 2011 and is a national speaker on healthcare management and culture change.
Callecod began his employment at Lafayette General Medical Center as President/Chief Executive Officer in July 2008. In June 2013, he was named President of Lafayette General Health. Under his leadership, Lafayette General has experienced rapid improvement in both patient satisfaction and quality measurement, all while expanding the hospital itself, its regional network and its award winning care.