The American College of Physician Executives (ACPE) announced the election of Anthony Slonim, MD, DrPH, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Barnabas Health as well as President of the Barnabas Health Medical Group, to its 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Dr. Slonim was one of three new board members selected by the ACPE membership in late February and began his three-year term during the 2013 ACPE Annual Meeting in New York, NY, on April 26.
Dr. Slonim brings his diverse healthcare experience as a practicing physician, professor, author and fellow to ACPE. Prior to joining Barnabas Health in 2011, Dr. Slonim held several leadership roles in both the federal and private sectors and in a number of healthcare settings ranging from a freestanding children’s hospital and a large academic medical center to an integrated healthcare delivery network. He is currently a professor of medicine, pediatrics, preventive medicine and community health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Slonim has authored more than 50 published manuscripts and 15 books. His latest book, A Primer for Physician Leaders, is being published by McGraw Hill.
Dr. Slonim is a fellow of the American College of Physician Executives and the College of Critical Care Medicine. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine Critical Care and Pediatric Critical Care. He completed his undergraduate studies at New York University, his medical degree at New York Medical College and his master's and doctorate in administrative medicine and health policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health’s Center for Health Policy Studies.
Hear from Dr. Slonim and his vision for ACPE at http://net.acpe.org/Vote2013/slonim.html.
About Barnabas Health
Barnabas Health is the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation. Barnabas Health provides treatment and services for more than two million patient visits each year, 438,000 emergency patients, 200,000 pediatric patients, and 1.5 million outpatient visits. Each year, Barnabas Health brings more than 17,600 babies into the world. Barnabas Health includes 18,500 employees (second largest private employer in the state); 4,600 physicians (one-fifth of the actively practicing physicians in New Jersey); and 445 residents and interns (NJ’s largest complement of non-university residents).
The system includes Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville; Community Medical Center, Toms River; Kimball Medical Center, Lakewood; Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark; Barnabas Health Behavioral Health Center, Toms River; and Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. Barnabas Health also includes two children’s hospitals, several ambulatory care facilities, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, as well as comprehensive home care and hospice programs. Among it’s nationally recognized services are NJ’s only certified burn treatment facility; world-class cardiac surgery services with the largest adult heart transplant program on the East Coast; NJ’s only lung transplant program; primary stroke centers; two kidney transplant centers which are ranked 2nd of 240 programs in the nation; a renowned neurology and neurosurgery program; and a widely recognized reproductive medicine and science program.
ACPE is the nation's largest health care organization for physician leaders. Since its founding in 1975, the primary focus of the College is providing superior leadership and management skills to physicians of all types and encouraging them to assume more active leadership roles in the health care industry. In addition to training more than 70,000 physicians, the organization has grown to more than 11,000 members, including chief executive officers, chief medical officers, vice presidents of medical affairs, medical directors and other physician leaders from more than 45 different countries.
Date: May 16, 2013
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