Paul A. King, President and CEO

Paul A. King joined Stanford Children’s Health in January 2019 bringing with him a distinguished career of more than 30 years as a health care executive, including leadership positions at several nationally recognized academic medical centers.

Prior to joining Stanford Children’s Health King led the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital and Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital as Executive Director. During his tenure, his strong leadership skills guided the strategic growth of the University of Michigan’s children’s and women’s programs and services. Prior to joining C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, King served as president and CEO for the Pediatric Management Group, a 550-physician academic pediatric subspecialty group practice affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA). His strong leadership record also includes senior management roles at the Mayo Clinic and the Samaritan Physicians Center.

As Stanford Children’s Health plans for continued growth and the expansion of innovation across the entire continuum of care, King’s distinguished record of accomplishment and dedication to the critically important role of pediatric and obstetric care will undoubtedly help Stanford Medicine achieve its Precision Health vision.

King is currently on the Board of Trustees for the Children’s Hospital Association and holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Nebraska, at Lincoln; and a master's degree in Health care Administration from the University of Iowa, Iowa City. King also is a Certified Medical Practice Executive.