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Jan 31, 2019

Bronxville, NY

Michael J Fosina

Michael J. Fosina, FACHE, president, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, Bronxville, N.Y., and senior vice president, NewYork-Presbyterian, New York, has been elected the 2019–2020 Chairman-Elect of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). Fosina took office at the Council of Regents Meeting preceding ACHE’s 62nd Congress on Healthcare Leadership earlier this month.  As Chairman-Elect, Fosina will serve the first part of a three-year term followed by serving as Chairman and Immediate Past Chairman.

A New Rochelle resident, Fosina has been president of NYP Lawrence Hospital since 2015.  He has spent over twenty years at NYP in various leadership positions including Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NYP/Lower Manhattan Hospital, helping establish NYP’s sixth campus. 

Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Fosina has served on the ACHE Board of Governors since 2016. He also served as the ACHE Regent for New York—Metropolitan New York from 2013 to 2016 and on numerous ACHE committees throughout the years.

In addition to his service to ACHE, Fosina is active on the boards of several organizations, nursing homes and senior centers.  He serves as an advisory board member for the University of Delaware, College of Health Sciences; a member of the board for Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation; and a board member for LiveOn NY (Council of Senior Centers). He also is an active Fellow in the New York Academy of Medicine, a former Health and Aging Policy Fellow and a former Congressional Fellow.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of more than 48,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance our members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 78 chapters provides access to networking, education and career development at the local level. In addition, ACHE is known for its magazine, Healthcare Executive, and its career development and public policy programs. Through such efforts, ACHE works toward its vision of being the preeminent professional society for leaders dedicated to improving health. The Foundation of the American College of Healthcare Executives was established to further advance healthcare management excellence through education and research. The Foundation of ACHE is known for its educational programs—including the annual Congress on Healthcare Leadership, which draws more than 4,000 participants—and groundbreaking research. Its publishing division, Health Administration Press, is one of the largest publishers of books and journals on health services management including textbooks for college and university courses.

NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Founded in 1909, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital has a long and well-established history of providing superior healthcare to the residents of southern Westchester County and its surrounding communities. The 288-bed hospital joined the NewYork-Presbyterian Regional Hospital Network in 2014 and offers a Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, a renovated Maternity Department and an Emergency Department providing emergency care to approximately 42,000 people annually. A new, state-of-the-art comprehensive cancer center, accredited by the American College of Surgeons with Commendation, offers infusion, radiation therapy and support services. NYP Lawrence Hospital provides additional support and care to area residents through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester, a multispecialty physician practice, as well as ColumbiaDoctors, the faculty practice of Columbia University Medical Center. For more information, visit nyp.org/lawrence or call 914-787-1000.

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