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Congratulations! Dr. Bryan Becker – Acclaim Physicians & JPS Health!

JPS Health Network

HARTZ Search is excited to announce the placement of Dr. Bryan Becker as the new President for Acclaim Physician Group, a partner of JPS Health Network. 

Team Acclaim - Physicians





After an extensive national search, Dr. Bryan Becker was selected as the new President of Acclaim Physician Group. Acclaim is a multi-specialty, 480-Provider Medical Group that partners with JPS Health Network to provide exemplary care, education, and research to Tarrant County and Fort Worth, Texas.


Our sincere congratulations to Dr. Bryan Becker and JPS Health Network!

Dr. Becker is currently the Chief Medical Officer & Vice President, Integrated Care and member of the Office of the Chief Medical Officer for Davita, Inc.  DaVita, Inc. is a Fortune 500 company that cares for patients with kidney disease across the United States and in 10 countries outside of the US. With 70,000 teammates and more than 2800 facilities in the US, DaVita, Inc. has a market cap of nearly $11B with novel strategic business efforts in addition to its core dialysis business.  Dr. Becker provides clinical and shared administrative oversight for outcomes, quality, safety, care management, and total cost of care performance in DaVita’s risk-based reimbursement models and value-based payer contracts supporting care for patients across the country. Dr. Becker’s program portfolio represents more than $1.8B in medical cost management across Commercial contracts, Medicare Advantage, and Chronic Condition Special Needs Plans, ESRD Seamless Care Organizations—ACOs, Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting, and Direct Contracting programs.  Dr. Becker has been with DaVita since 2016.

Dr Bryan Becker - CEO Acclaim & JPS Health

Dr. Bryan Becker’s distinguished career spans Academic Medical Centers, Community Safety-Net Hospitals, Ambulatory Networks, Health Plans, and Community Clinics:

President of the University of Chicago Care Network – Clinically Integrated Organization with over 1500 physicians and an employer group health plan with more than 12,000 members.

CEO of University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics – Safety-Net hospital, 32 Ambulatory Clinics, and Physician Practice Plan

Vice-Chair, Physician-In-Chief for University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine – responsible for the clinical enterprise in a large academic department across community & academic settings with two large hospitals and 32 clinics.

Dr. Bryan Becker earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, a Medical Doctor degree in Medicine from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, and his Master’s in Medical Management from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.  In 2014, Dr. Becker earned his Certification as a Physician Executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management.

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas.  This is award winning network anchored by John Peter Smith Hospital, which is a 578-bed acute care in Fort Worth, Texas. JPS has the only Level 1 Trauma Center in Tarrant County and the county’s only psychiatric emergency services site. JPS is also a certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited American College of Surgery Cancer Center. JPS has a Level lll Neonatal Intensive Care Center (NICU).  JPS Health Network was named the best hospital in the United States in 2020, according to a new hospital evaluating system unveiled by Washington Monthly Magazine. Ranking near the top of every category, it out-scored the most prestigious healthcare organizations in America.

HARTZ Search is a proud partner of JPS Health Network & Acclaim Physician Group, the search was Co-Led by Mike Hartz – CEO and Carol Maxwell – Partner.  We look forward to following the continued success of both Dr. Bryan Becker, Acclaim Physician Group and JPS Health Network!