Wade Rose is Vice President of External & Government Relations for Dignity Health. Based in San Francisco, California, Dignity Health is the largest hospital provider in California and the Western U.S.  The Dignity Health network of 40 hospitals, more than 10,000 physicians and approximately 60,000 employees serve a population spanning 22 million people across California, Arizona and Nevada.  Annual revenues are approximately $13 billion.  Wade is responsible for developing strategic leadership relations between Dignity Health and key external organizations and individuals.

Wade serves on the boards of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, SPUR, MoAD and the San Francisco State Foundation. He also serves as the Dignity Health representative to the Bay Area Council, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, San Francisco Committee on Jobs, the California Health Task Force, the Berkeley Health Forum, the Washington D.C. based Partnership for Quality Care and the Commission of State Care Cost Containment.  Preceding his involvement with Dignity Health, he served on the staff of Governors (Jerry) Brown and Deukmejian, and was responsible for external relations and development at the UC Irvine and USC schools of medicine.