NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital appoints COO: 5 things to know

Craig Albanese, MD, has been appointed senior vice president and COO of NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Sloane Hospital for Women, effective June 6.

Here are five things to know about Dr. Albanese.

1. He currently serves as vice president of quality and performance improvement at Palo Alto, Calif.-based Stanford Children's Health. 

2. He also serves as the John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn director of pediatric surgical services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in Palo Alto and is a professor of surgery, pediatrics and obstetrics and gynecology at Stanford (Calif.) University Medical Center.

3. In his new role, Dr. Albanese will be responsible for the strategic direction and management of NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, New York City's only freestanding pediatric hospital, officials said. NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Sloane Hospital for Women are affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

4. Dr. Albanese received his medical degree from SUNY-Health Science Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. He also holds a master's degree in business administration from the Leavey School of Business at Santa Clara (Calif.) University.

5. He has published a bestselling book on improvement science in healthcare called Advanced Lean in Healthcare.


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