Thomas Atchison

President and founder of Atchison Consulting LLC

Thomas Atchison

Thomas A. Atchison, Ed.D., is President and founder of Atchison Consulting LLC.  
Since 1984, Dr. Atchison has consulted with healthcare organizations, on managed 
change programs, teambuilding and leadership development.  He has consulted to the 
military, healthcare vendors, and government agencies on the intangible aspects of 
healthcare.  He also has taught several courses on leadership and change management 
for the American college of Healthcare Executives.  Typically, he consults to senior 
executives, managers, trustees and physician leaders.

He has written a number of articles about motivation, managed change, teambuilding, 
and leadership.  Dr. Atchison’s book, Turning Healthcare Leadership Around, was 
published by Jossey-Bass in October 1990.  His second book titled, Leading 
Transformational Change: The Physician-Executive Partnership, was published by 
Health Administration Press, a division of the Foundation of the American college of 
Healthcare Executives, in October 2001.  His third book, FOLLOWERSHIP: A 
Practical Guide to Aligning Leaders and Followers, was published by Health 
Administration Press, a division of the Foundation of the American college of 
Healthcare Executives, in November 2003.  His book, LEADERSHIP: The Deeper 
Dimensions, was published in 2005, and his latest book Leading Healthcare Cultures: 
How Human Capital Drives Financial Performance, was released in December 2008.  

Dr. Atchison is a member at American college of Healthcare Executives, and earned 
his doctorate degree in Human Resource Development at Loyola University of 
Chicago.  

Experience
President, Atchison Consulting, LLC
atchison consulting, llc

Education:
Loyola University Chicago
EdD, Human Resources-Organizational Behavior