Gundersen Lutheran Health System
1900 South Avenue
LaCrosse, WI 54601
Thomas Schlesinger, PhD, is an executive consultant at Gundersen Lutheran Health System in La Crosse, Wisconsin. He holds a PhD degree in political science specializing in health care policy and taught at the University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. Now working for Gundersen Lutheran as an internal consultant for senior leadership, he works on a wide variety of initiatives including strategic planning, the patient experience, health care policy, organizational performance, and employee and physician engagement. Most recently, he has become the organizational expert on accountable care organizations and has been involved in many discussions with leadership regarding to how Gundersen should position itself for the future of health care.