Maimonides Medical Center's longtime CEO Pam Brier to retire by 2016: 6 things to know

Pam Brier, longtime CEO of Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Maimonides Medical Center, will retire later this year, according to a Politico New York report.

Here are six things to know about Ms. Brier and her retirement.

1. Ms. Brier announced her retirement to the Maimonides Board of Trustees Tuesday, the same day the board voted to approve an affiliation agreement with Great Neck, N.Y.-based North Shore-LIJ Health System, according to the report. The affiliation has been in the works for months.

2. She joined Maimonides in 1995, serving for eight years as executive vice president and COO and since 2003, as the leader of the major teaching hospital.

3. She was the first woman to lead Maimonides.

4. At Maimonides, Ms. Brier focused on community engagement and, in the last few years piloted a program called "public deliberation" with the New York Academy of Medicine, ,"to inform and engage the community in the selection of health programming," according to the report.

5. Ms. Brier joined Maimonides after spending the early part of her career working at the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, a network of 11 acute care hospitals. During her time with HHC, she served as CEO of Jacobi Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital Center, two of the largest public hospitals in New York City.

6. Ken Gibbs, chairman of the Maimonides Board of Trustees, will become the new president and CEO of Maimonides.


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