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Sam Zelch is the Chief Financial Officer and Associate Dean, Fiscal Affairs, for the Stanford University School of Medicine. Sam began his career at Stanford as the Senior Associate Chair for Finance and Administration for the Department of Medicine and filled this role from 2002 - 2006. Before coming to Stanford, Sam was the Executive Administrator for the Cardiovascular Division at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, from 1997 - 2002. Other career achievements include management positions with McDonnel Douglas Aerospace Corporation and also with Healthline Management, Inc., a healthcare management consulting company owned by Saint Louis University. Additionally, Sam served as a Captain in the United States Army Reserves specializing in hospital administration as a member of the Medical Service Corps. Sam has a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and an M.B.A. from Saint Louis University.
Lead the Budget and Financial Planning Group, Controller's Office, Faculty Compensation Group, Process Excellence Team, and Strategic Investment Analysis Group.