Alan S. Weisman
School of Health and Human Services
program director, B.S. in Health Systems Management
M.A., B.S., University of Baltimore
Alan Stevan Weisman is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. Born April 14, 1948, he attended public school in BaltimoreCity and graduated from Forest ParkHigh School in 1966. Throughout high school, Alan was active in intramural sports, especially baseball, and participated in the academic program at Forest Park. With education being of utmost importance, even in the height of the Vietnam War, Alan attended the University of Baltimore and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management in 1971. Alan once again attended the University of Baltimore and attained his Master of Arts in Legal and Ethical Studies in 1991. Alan earned his Board Certification in Healthcare Management in 2004, becoming a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE).
Alan’s professional career in the healthcare industry began in 1970 as an entry level accounting clerk. From this position, he moved into management roles where he worked in the Baltimore area at Sinai Hospital, University of Maryland Medical Center and Maryland General Hospital. In 2005, he was recruited by Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC, as its first Administrator of the Heart Institute, coordinating the business and clinical operations for Cardiology, Cardiovascular Surgery and Interventional Cardiology. Alan had a special interest in assisting the under insured and uninsured patient population in his role at Children’s. He has focused on the problems faced by this often neglected category of people throughout his career. One of his primary responsibilities at Children’s was to assist patients with insurance issues and work closely with families to resolve coverage problems.
Alan began his teaching career in 2012 in the University of Baltimore's Health Systems Management program.
Alan is immediate past president of the Maryland Association of Healthcare Executives (MAHCE), serving as president from 2013-2015. On this board, he is an active participant in the decision-making process affecting the organization. He is passionate about working with those in need and advocating for patient rights, as evidenced by his roles in the healthcare field.
Alan has four daughters, one son, four son-in-laws and seven amazing grandchildren. Alan is married to Tessa and currently resides in Rockville. He loves to spend time with his family, travel to new locations, and is an avid football and baseball fan.