President Michael J. Fosina Elected to ACHE Board

Apr 26, 2016


President of NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital Michael J. Fosina was elected to serve on the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He officially took office last month at the Council of Regents Meeting, preceding ACHE’s 59th Congress on Healthcare Leadership. Board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow, Fosina will serve a three-year term representing ACHE members on ACHE’s Board of Governors, the authority that oversees ACHE operations and member services.

Three others were selected alongside Fosina including John Botsko, president and owner of BrightStar Care in Bonita Springs, Florida; Carrie Owen Plietz, executive vice president/COO, hospital division, of WellStar Health System in Marietta, Georgia; and David L. Schreiner, president and CEO of Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital in Dixon, Illinois.

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About 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, will offer infusion, radiation therapy and support services. NYP/Lawrence provides additional support and care to area residents through NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group/Westchester, a multispecialty physician practice, as well as ColumbiaDoctors.

About the American College of Healthcare Executives

The American College of Healthcare Executives is an international professional society of 40,000 healthcare executives who lead hospitals, healthcare systems and other healthcare organizations. ACHE's mission is to advance its members and healthcare management excellence. ACHE offers its prestigious FACHE® credential, signifying board certification in healthcare management. ACHE's established network of 79 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 healthcare executives 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. For more information, visit