Christopher Kodama, MD, MBA, FAAP
President, MultiCare Connected Care
Dr. Christopher Kodama is a Seattle-Tacoma native and serves as the President of MultiCare Connected Care (MCC), MultiCare Health System’s new Accountable Care Organization. In this role, Dr. Kodama is responsible for further improving access, quality and affordability of health care for the communities of the Pacific Northwest.
Prior to his current role, he served as the Medical Vice President of Clinical Operations for MultiCare Health System since 2011. In that capacity, he was responsible for physician-related operational and business activities at all six of the MultiCare hospitals and acute care facilities. Dr. Kodama joined MultiCare Health System in 2003 as a pediatric hospitalist at MultiCare-Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center. From 2007-2010, Dr. Kodama served as the Medical Director and Medical VP of Pediatrics for Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Center.
Dr. Kodama earned his undergraduate degree in Human Biology at Stanford University and graduated from medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. He completed his pediatric residency training at New York University-Bellevue Hospital Medical Center where he also served as a Chief Resident before returning to the Pacific Northwest to join MultiCare. Dr. Kodama earned his Masters in Business Administration at University of Tennessee – Knoxville.
Applying his passion for group facilitation, collaboration, and his commitment to patient advocacy, Dr. Kodama has a particular interest in identifying how to flip dilemmas into opportunities to improve the overall health outcomes and well-being of patients and populations.