Mark S. Rulle, Ed.D. is currently the president of the Maryland Healthcare Education Institute. In this role he has developed and overseen the development of multiple programs and services designed to assist member organizations in improving their operations through excellent leadership. Prior to this position Mark was a leader in health care education having worked in hospitals developing and implementing education and organizational change programs as well as processes designed to improve all aspects of health care including delivery of services and, employee and organizational culture. He has also taught in a Doctorate in Executive Leadership program at the university level. His doctoral dissertation and continuing professional interest is on employee empowerment in the workplace.