Dr. Jeffrey Sterling is a leader in community-based health care, organizational operations and efficiency. He is President and CEO of Sterling Initiatives (SI), an international healthcare consulting and implementation firm that provides entities with clinical, operational and financial best practices. SI has assisted health systems, health
plans, state governments and medical practices in three-dozen states and countries.
He also serves as President & CEO of Sterling Medical Advice, an international public health initiative and call center providing personal and immediate healthcare information and advice to consumers and clients, and he is owner of SI Medical Supply, an international medical equipment export company.
Dr. Sterling is President of 72 Hours Life, a personal and professional lifestyle management initiative that promotes and teaches efficiency as a means of improving quality of life and business productivity. Dr. Sterling is author of the popular daily healthcare blog, ‘Straight, No Chaser,’ and
the books Behind the Curtain – A Peek at Life from within the ER, There Are 72 Hours in a Day – Using Efficiency to Better
Enjoy Every Part of Your Life and Voices and Visions, the Evolution of the Black Experience at Northwestern University
Dr. Sterling has degrees from Northwestern, The Harvard School of Public Health (Health Policy & Management), and the University of Illinois College Of Medicine. He completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Chicago’s Cook County Hospital. He has received executive education from Dartmouth College’s Tuck School of Business. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Sterling is a speaker in high demand on topics of Medicine, Health Care, Public Health, productivity and efficiency, having delivered over one thousand lectures nationally since 2000 and a TedX talk in 2017.