Health Care & Life Sciences Co-Chair
Executive Director, External Affairs, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
Ellen Zaman is the Executive Director, External Affairs at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she is responsible for government, business and civic relations, public policy, advocacy and external relations. Ms. Zaman has served at CHLA in numerous administrative posts and has been responsible for the operations, clinical, teaching, and research activities of numerous Hospital Departments. Through her leadership in hospital operations and planning, she has developed and implemented numerous patient, family, hospital and external programs. Actively working with healthcare, business, government, professional and civic organizations, Ms. Zaman is involved in many city, county and regional initiatives. She serves on the Board of Governors of the East Hollywood Business Improvement District since its inception in 2006, working with area stakeholders on revitalization and community development. She is co-chair of the Health Care Council of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the California Advocacy Committee of the March of Dimes. Ms. Zaman is the elected California-Southern Regent of the American College for Health Care Executives and is a past president for Health Care Executives of Southern California. Ms. Zaman is on faculty of the Graduate Program in Health Care Management, College of Business and Economics at California State University, Los Angeles, where she teaches Comparative Health Systems. As a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Ms. Zaman is Board Certified in health care management. She holds a Master of Public Administration from New York University, and a Master of Social Welfare from Fordham University, and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of California.
- Oversees government, business and civic relations, public policy, advocacy and external relations.
- Experienced health care executive involved in city, county and regional initiatives.
- Serves on the Boards of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, East Hollywood BID and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce.