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Herbert Pardes, MD

Board Member, NYGC Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees, NY-Presbyterian The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
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Dr. Herbert Pardes, after serving from January 2000 through September 2011 as President and Chief Executive Officer of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, became Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Under his leadership, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital escalated to one of the highest-ranked hospitals and comprehensive health care institutions in the United States.

Dr. Pardes has been an outspoken proponent for academic medicine, medical research, children’s health education, mental health, access to care, and information technology and medicine. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine and has received the United States Army Commendation Medal as well as being the recipient of the Sarnat International Prize for leadership in the field of mental health.

He has served on commissions related to health policy appointed by Presidents George Bush and Bill Clinton, including the Presidential Advisory Commission on Consumer Protection and Quality in the Healthcare Industry and the Commission on Systemic Interoperability. He serves on the New York eHealth Collaborative Board for Information Technology and was former Chairman of the Greater New York Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and the New York Association of Medical Schools. He is currently the Chairman of the Hospital Association of New York.

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