Montefiore CEO Named to List of 50 Most Influential Physician Executives & Leaders

Published May 6, 2016

Burke has been a member of the Montefiore Health System, Inc. since January 2016. With this new partnership, we’d like to highlight the great work and news coming out of the system—which also includes White Plains HospitalMontefiore New Rochelle and Montefiore Mount Vernon—that is important for the Burke community to know.

Steven M. Safyer, M.D., president and CEO of the Montefiore Health System, Inc. was recently named to Modern Healthcare’s list of 50 Most Influential Physician Executives & Leaders. Dr. Safyer was number 13 on the list, up from number 36 in 2015.

The list, “honors physicians working in the healthcare industry who are deemed by their peers and an expert panel to be the most influential in terms of demonstrating leadership and impact. These physician leaders are innovators, excel in community services, and demonstrate reputable executive authority,” according to the magazine, which has been putting it together since 2005.

The article highlights Dr. Safyer’s focus on innovation, his care-management capabilities and important policy changes to help curb obesity. To read the full write-up, click here.

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