Mary Jo is the Founder, Advanced ICU Care and Managing Partner at Golden Seeds. Mary Jo Gorman, MD, is nationally recognized as a leader, innovator, and pioneer in critical care medicine, with more than 20 years of clinical, healthcare management, and entrepreneurial experience. Prior to founding Advanced ICU Care and serving as its Chairman and CEO from 2006 until 2014, she served as the chief medical officer at IPC – The Hospitalist Company, where she developed programs to enhance clinical performance and patient care in hospitals across the U.S. Within the medical profession, Mary Jo has practiced as an intensivist and a hospitalist, and held numerous leadership positions locally and nationally in these specialties. In recognition of her leadership and entrepreneurial accomplishments, Mary Jo has received various awards including Ernst & Young’s 10 Entrepreneurial Winning Women in the United States in 2011. Mary Jo received her MD degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, her MBA degree from the Olin School of Business at Washington University in St. Louis, and her BA degree in chemistry and biology (cum laude) from Saint Louis University. Mary Jo obtained her board certifications in Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine.