Start Date: Jan. 28, 2013
Academic Medical Centers and the Reshaping of Health Care in NYS
Time: 5:00 PM
Class of '62 Auditorium
University of Rochester Medical Center
601 Elmwood Ave
Speaker: Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH New York State Commisioner of Health
The Medical Center Board invites the Rochester community to attend its Annual Program and hear from one of our state's leading voices in health care. Dr. Shah will discuss the future of the health care delivery system, the role of the academic medical center, and the challenges facing AMCs and other institutions in the health care reform era.
Nirav R. Shah, MD, MPH is the 15th New York State Commissioner of Health, leading the agency responsible for regulating hospitals and other health care facilities, supporting public health and prevention initiatives, and administering the public health insurance programs that cover five million New Yorkers.
A native of Buffalo, Dr. Shah is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is an honors graduate of Harvard College and Yale School of Medicine. Before becoming Commissioner, he was Attending Physician at Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, Associate Investigator at the Geisinger Center for Health Research in central Pennsylvania, and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Section of Value and Comparative Effectiveness at NYU Langone Medical Center.
The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Renee Sutton at firstname.lastname@example.org.