Shulamith Klein

Chief Risk Officer

Emory University and Emory Healthcare


Shulamith Klein is the Chief Risk Officer for Emory Healthcare and Emory University. She joined Emory in 1999 and has over 40 years of risk management and business insurance experience in the academic and health care sectors. Shulamith oversees Emory's risk financing program, clinical and non-clinical risk management activities, claims management and a wholly-owned captive insurance program for medical professional and general liability exposures.

In her current role at Emory, Shulamith serves in a variety of capacities. She is co-chair of the Emory University Enterprise Risk Management Program, a member of the Emory Breach Notification Team, and she sits on Emory's Business Process Improvement Steering Committee. Shulamith also sits on Emory Healthcare's Labor Management Team, and, the Risk Assessment & Prevention Committee.

Shulamith lectures frequently on the practical aspects of managing academic and healthcare based risk management programs and related support services. Raised in New York City, Shulamith holds a Bachelor of Mathematics and Economics from Queens College and a Master of Business Administration from the Lubin Graduate School of Business.