Michael Fosina, MPH, FACHE

Senior Vice President and Executive Director, New York Presbyterian/Allen Hospital

Michael J. Fosina, MPH, FACHE, has spent over twenty years at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital (NYP) and is currently a member of the senior management team as the Senior Vice President and Executive Director of NYP/The Allen Hospital. In his eleven years in this position, he has helped make The Allen Hospital a premier community teaching hospital and trusted health care provider for the communities of Manhattan, the Bronx and beyond. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and is board certified in healthcare management.

He was also instrumental in creating both a Division of Geriatric Medicine and Aging and a Division of Podiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and NYP. He has focuses a significant amount of his time working with the local nursing homes on transition of care issues. Mr. Fosina has enhanced the use information technology at the campus and uses it to leverage the clinical expertise of the academic centers of NewYork-Presbyterian. In his previous role, he helped facilitate the one of the largest hospital mergers in the country between The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. Through his efforts, the hospital achieved success through its first JCAHO survey as a newly merged entity.

Mr. Fosina received his BS from the University of Delaware and his graduate degree from Columbia University School of Public Health. Mr. Fosina has spoken in a JCAHO national broadcast on designing Environment of Care programs for hospitals. In addition, he has lectured on Patient Safety initiatives and other healthcare issues both regionally and nationally. Mr. Fosina is active on the Boards of numerous community organizations and has received several awards for both his professional accomplishments and his community work. Most recently he was honored by the ACHE as the Senior Regent Award winner for his contributions to the Advancement of Health Care Management Excellence.