Fellowship Preceptors

Matthew Jenusaitis, MSE, MBA Matthew Jenusaitis, MSE, MBA

As chief of staff for UC San Diego Health, Matthew leads key initiatives in support of the chief executive officer’s operational and strategic priorities to advance the organization’s mission and vision. Additionally, Matthew leads the enterprise-wide Project Management Office (PMO) to enhance performance management by improving operational efficiencies and reducing costs across UC San Diego Health.

Matthew also serves as the chief of innovation and transformation. In this role, he spearheads UC San Diego Health’s new technology integration strategy and leads the integration of new and innovative technologies designed to improve efficiencies, reduce costs, and improve the quality of care and patient experience.

With experience in establishing performance management infrastructure, designing leadership development programs, and creating strategic business plans, Matthew’s skill set provides a well- rounded resource as preceptor to the fellowship program. Matthew serves as a mentor to the fellows, connecting them to innovative project opportunities and health system leaders. His leadership style challenges fellows to explore the wide range of administrative roles throughout the organization, while developing their ACHE Healthcare Executive Competencies. Matthew’s support, guidance, and experience offer a strong foundation to the UC San Diego Administrative Fellowship.


Marie Webber, MHSA, FACHE Marie J. Webber, MHSA, FACHE

Marie serves as Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for Women and Infants, Psychiatric, Radiology, Neurosciences, and Ophthalmology services for UC San Diego Health, providing executive leadership over all clinical and ambulatory operations for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Psychiatry and Ophthalmology.

Prior to coming to UC San Diego Health, Ms. Webber most recently served as the administrative director of operations at UCLA Health System and previously as the CAO and CFO for the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology. Marie also has experience in revenue cycle operations and change management consulting for billing offices at university health systems and large physician group practices throughout the country.

Marie’s years of experience working with Administrative Fellows helps guide her support and development of fellows by equipping them with the proper resources to complete substantive, challenging, and meaningful projects and learning opportunities over the course of the year. Marie meets with Fellows regularly to provide guidance and mentorship in her commitment to and passion for developing future strategic and operational leaders in alignment with ACHE’s leadership competencies.


Brendan KremerBrendan Kremer, MHA 

Brendan Kremer is the chief administrative officer – operations (CAOO) at UC San Diego Health and chief operating officer for UC San Diego Physician group. He is responsible for the clinical, financial and operational performance of all clinical service lines and programs. In addition, Mr. Kremer is responsible for hospital support services, including facilities, food and nutrition, environmental services, and security. He works with leaders from experience, compliance, quality, strategy and finance to ensure that hospital operations are designed to meet the needs and requirements of patients, physicians, staff and the public. 

Mr. Kremer holds a master of health service administration and bachelor of science in public administration from the University of Southern California. He serves as a board member for the University Ambulatory Surgical Center, and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the San Diego Organization of Healthcare Leaders. He is also a Grammy voting member for the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. While new to the preceptor role, 

Brendan has mentored many fellows and has been an avid supporter of the Administrative Fellowship Program at UC San Diego Health for years. We are excited to see the program continue to evolve due to his involvement.


Lisa Murphy Lisa Murphy, MBA, CPA

Lisa Murphy is the chief administrative officer – clinical programs for Cardiovascular Institute, Center for Transplantation and Pulmonary Services at UC San Diego Health. In this role, Ms. Murphy is responsible for setting strategic and long-term priorities including expansion and growth of respective clinical programs; implementing growth and quality initiatives and achieving related financial performance goals; achieving integration of clinical administrative responsibilities for the faculty practice, all related in-patient and outpatient and ambulatory clinical services; and managing physician/provider relationships.

Prior to joining UC San Diego Health in 2005, Ms. Murphy was the administrator of Cardiothoracic Surgery & Heart Transplantation at the University of Chicago Health System. She spent several years in accounting positions at Crowe, Chizek & Company, Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) and at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation before passing the CPA exam in 1996. Ms. Murphy is also a 2012 graduate of the LEAD San Diego Impact program, which provides a comprehensive view of the major issues facing the San Diego region.

Lisa joins us as a new preceptor, with her support and mentorship of fellows tracing back many years. Her engagement will continue to enhance the fellowship experience at UC San Diego Health.