Federico Lega is Affiliate Professor of Government, Health and Not for Profit at SDA Bocconi School of Management. He is Associate Professor, Department of Institutional Analysis and Public Management at Bocconi University. He is Full Professor of Health Management at the University of Milan. At SDA Bocconi, since 2015 he is Director International Master in Healthcare Management Economics and Policy (MIHMEP) and, from 2007 to 2015, he was leader of executive training in Healthcare sector. He drives two "academy" dedicated to managerial development of clinical professionals (MSM Lab for neurologists and Lab for Medical Laboratory) and, furthermore, he conducts specific programs dedicated to general and medical directors of health companies. Over the last 20 years, he has been involved in projects all over Italy and abroad. He conducted numerous workshops and consulting projects with many pharma and medical devices companies, hospitals, several local health authorities, Italian Regions and health boards. Recently, he is deepening the topics of competitiveness and strategic positioning of private health care companies. He is the author of numerous books and articles on the subject. His works have been published in British Journal of Management, Journal of Healthcare Management, Health Policy and International journal of clinical practice. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the magazine Organizzazione Sanitaria; he is representative for Clinical Leadership and Associate Editor for the magazine BMC Health Service Research and Editor in Chief of the magazine Healt Service Management. He is also Chair of scientific committee of the European Healthcare Management Association. Since 2005, he is Adjunct Professor Department of Health Services AdministrationUniversity of Alabama (USA) and Research fellow at York University Management School (UK). He was Visiting Professor in many international Universities including Hamburg University and Care Center (2013) and Zurich University (2012).Federico earned a Degree in Economics and Business Administration and a Ph.D. in Business Administration and Management both from Bocconi University.
His research activities involve many different areas related with healthcare sector. He has worked on five main issues: the first deals with organization and operationof Italian Public Administration, the second with organization and operation of regional and local health systems. The third one examines systems and administration tools of healthcare companies. The forth topic analyzes programming and control, budget, activity-based costing & management and re-engineering process. Finally, he is focusing on organizational design problems, strategic planning and change management in healthcare organizations.