Erie County Medical Center appoints permanent CEO: 5 things to know

Erie County Medical Center Corp. in Buffalo, N.Y., has appointed Thomas J. Quatroche Jr., PhD, as the corporation's new CEO.

Here are five things to know about Dr. Quatroche.

1. As CEO, he will lead all operations at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo and Terrace View, a skilled nursing facility on the ECMC Health Campus.

2. He has worked at ECMC for 11 years, most recently as president and for many years as senior vice president of marketing, planning and business development. He has been serving as acting CEO since November, following the removal of Richard Cleland as CEO.

3. He previously was chief corporate affairs officer, responsible for external affairs and strategic initiatives of the corporation, including affiliations with Kaleida Health and Great Lakes Health System of Western New York, both in Buffalo, as well asother organizations important to the corporation's strategic direction.

4. Dr. Quatroche served on statewide committees in education and healthcare for the State University of New York and the Healthcare Association of New York State. He represented ECMC on HANYS's task force on improving New York State's Medicaid program and allied executives committee and is currently serving on the Western New York Health Association Board, Trocaire College Board of Trustees, Buffalo State Foundation Board and Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Board of Directors.

5. He earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and marketing from the State University of New York College at Fredonia, and a master's degree in student personnel administration from the State University of New York College at Buffalo. He earned a doctorate in higher education — educational leadership and policy — from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


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