Dustin Corcoran is Chief Executive Officer for the California Medical Association (CMA) and a board member of the Physicians Foundation. For more than 19 years, Mr. Corcoran has advocated tirelessly for California physicians and the patients they serve.
In his role as CEO, Mr. Corcoran is responsible for the overall supervision, direction and control of the business and staff of CMA, representing more than 43,000 physicians and student members. Since beginning his career with CMA in 1998, Mr. Corcoran has held numerous leadership positions, including: Vice President of Government Relations, Senior Vice President; and ultimately became CEO in February 2010.
Mr. Corcoran has been listed annually on Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 power brokers in California – most recently, in 2017, listed at number 22.
Mr. Corcoran’s work as CEO was recognized when he was named to the Sacramento Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” list of top business and civic leaders in 2012.
In 2014, Mr. Corcoran chaired the campaign to defeat Proposition 46, successfully protecting California’s landmark tort reform law, the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), from an attack by the trial lawyers.
Mr. Corcoran was co-chair of the coalition to pass Proposition 56, raising California’s tobacco tax by $2 per pack to invest in Medicaid, save lives, reduce smoking rates, prevent thousands of children from starting in the first place, and triple the funding for California’s anti-smoking programs in 2016.
Mr. Corcoran serves on the Board of Directors for the Physicians Advocacy Institute, Neuropathy Action Foundation, Institute for Medical Quality, California Medical Association Foundation and Street Soccer USA: Sacramento.
Mr. Corcoran earned a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business.