Don Hutton is the Founder of MEDI. He founded what he considers the most
important work of his professional career – The Morgan Executive Development
Institute (MEDI), an executive coaching firm that offers coaching programs tailored to
meet the needs of today’s healthcare executive.
Don has 30 years’ experience as a healthcare executive in not-for-profit hospitals,
with over 15 of those years as CEO in major hospitals and health systems. His
experience in teaching, tertiary, Catholic and community hospitals, in both
metropolitan and rural settings, have provided him with the depth of experience and
insight needed to be an executive coach to CEOs and other “C” level healthcare
Since founding MEDI in 2001, Don received his formal executive coach training from
Legacy Alliance and has worked with CEOs and other healthcare executives to help
them raise the bar on their performance.
Mr. Hutton is a much sought after speaker who has presented numerous times at
national healthcare meetings on topics related to leadership development. He has
been a faculty member of Estes Park Institute and the American College of Healthcare
Executives. In addition, he has authored a number of articles and is often cited in
An undergraduate degree in Pharmacy from Purdue University and a Master’s Degree
in Hospital Administration from Xavier University was just the beginning of his
education. He currently is the Executive-in-Residence for the Health Administration
Program at UNF where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate classes.