Columbia University Medical Center

ColumbiaDoctors To Host Fall Retreat For Key Leadership

Many Teamwork People Join Colorful HandThe ColumbiaDoctors Board of Governance ratified a decision to host a retreat on Sept. 28. This meeting of key stakeholders from Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian will help chart the course for the future of the faculty practice.

The theme for the retreat is “Mission, Communication, and Engagement.” The planning committee has identified potential topics to be addressed as well as a format for the day.

Attendees of the daylong retreat, to be held at the Faculty House on Morningside campus, will include all clinical department chairs, representatives from the leadership of NYP, a group of departmental administrators elected by the administrators, as well as executives from the faculty practice.

The planning committee is co-chaired by Psychiatry vice-chair Lourival Baptista-Neto, MD; and ColumbiaDoctors chief operating office Roe Long.

The planning committee includes ColumbiaDoctors vice president John A. Chabot, MD, FACS; ColumbiaDoctors president George A. “Jack” Cioffi, MD; ColumbiaDoctors chief medical informatics officer Timothy J. Crimmins, MD, RPVI; P&S vice dean for organizational effectiveness Karina W. Davidson, PhD; Otolaryngology chair Lawrence R Lustig, MD; Urology chair James M. McKiernan, MD; Children’s Services medical director Ali A. Mencin, MD; ColumbiaDoctors senior regional director for northern New York David Masini; and associate professor of urology Matthew P. Rutman, MD.