NYU Langone Medical Center:

  • Oversaw the turnaround of the NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Named #1 in overall patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers across the nation for two years in a row (2013 and 2014) by the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) Quality and Accountability Study.
  • Successfully unwound merger with Mt. Sinai Hospital, leading to better research, academic, and financial performance for the Medical Center.
  • Created new medical facilities and initiatives that include:
    • The Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital
    • The National Cancer Institute-designated Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center
    • The Stephen D. Hassenfeld Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders
    • The Fink Children’s Ambulatory Care Center
  • The Joint Commission gave NYU Langone its Gold Seal of Approval in 2013, and the medical center received Magnet Status for excellence in nursing services three consecutive years between 2012-14.
NYU Langone Medical Center

U.S. News & World Report's 2015-16 rankings:

  • NYU Langone Medical Center was #12 in the nation on the “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” with 12 nationally ranked specialties, including top-10 rankings in Orthopedics, Rheumatology, Rehabilitation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Geriatrics.
  • NYU Langone Medical Center was #2 both in New York State and in the New York metro area for being a high performing hospital.
  • NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation was ranked #2 in New York State and among the top 10 in the country
  • The School of Medicine ranked #14 for research, up from #34 in 2007.
  • The school’s rise over the past eight years represents one of the fastest increases in national ranking among medical schools in the history of the survey.

Hurricane Sandy highlights:

  • Successfully evacuated hundreds of patients, leading to recognition of NYU Langone’s nurses by
  • President Obama in the 2013 State of the Union address
  • Paid all employees during the hospital’s shutdown
  • First of the hospitals on Manhattan’s east side shut down by Sandy to reopen
  • Obtained $1.3 billion in recovery aid, the second-largest award for a single project in the history of the Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • Created a first-ever Faculty of Health that includes the new NYU School of Global Public Health, the stand-alone College of Nursing, and the College of Dentistry.

The College of Nursing:

  • Ranking #3 in NIH funding among nursing schools, up from #46 in 2006
  • Received designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education from the National League for Nursing.
  • The College of Dentistry’s ranking in NIH research funding rose to #9 in 2015, up from #37 in 2000.