Dr. Assaad Sayah is the new CEO of Cambridge Health Alliance

The Cambridge (Mass.) Health Alliance has selected Assaad Sayah, MD, to serve as CEO.

Dr. Sayah brings extensive experience at the three-hospital safety-net health system to the role. He has served as its CMO since 2013 and was chief of emergency medicine and senior vice president of primary care. He has been interim CEO since June.

He also served as co-chair of the Cambridge city manager's opioid working group, chairman of the hospital system's chiefs council and president of the medical staff.

During Dr. Sayah's time at the health system, primary care has grown more than 50 percent, and there have been emergency department advancements.

Before joining Cambridge Health Alliance, he worked as director of EMS for Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston and associate chief for the emergency medicine department at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, Mass.



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