Executive Medical Director

Rochester, NY

Executive Medical Director

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Health Sciences

Full/Part Time


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The Executive Medical Director (EMD) for Accountable Health Partners will be a visionary leader responsible for improving the quality and cost of care in the across the AHP network. The EMD will expand clinical integration efforts to facilitate moving from fee for service to value based models of care. This work will provide an organizational focus on population health management, coordinate available resources, and lead the development of new models of care delivery that help secure our competitive advantage in the future.


Has a direct reporting relationship to the CEO of Accountable Health Partners and the CEO of URMFG, and a dotted line reporting relationship to the COO of Accountable Health Partners.


Directly oversee the AHP Associate Medical Directors.


  • Participate as a member of the AHP senior leadership team and serve as an active leader and proponent of our population health management strategy with the University of Rochester Medical Center.

  • Participate on University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group Executive Committee as an ex officio member.

  • Develop strategies and actionable steps to optimize quality outcomes at the lowest cost through the promotion of evidenced based practice, the development of clinical management guidelines, reduction of unwarranted variations in care, enhanced workflow efficiencies and improved patient experience through the work of the IPCs.

  • Closely monitor network performance on cost and quality measures; address performance issues that arise and identify strategies of performance improvement throughout the network.

  • Provide oversight of AHP committees including Integrated Practices Committees (IPCs) which focus on specific disease entities and other clinical conditions.

  • Establish close relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure alignment of care delivery models.

  • Develop and monitor clinical integration programs which include, Patient Centered Medical Homes, Chronic Disease Management, Utilization Management, Clinical Pharmacy, and Care Transitions.

  • Develop and monitor key population health performance indicators and work with stakeholders to enhance them.

  • Work closely with care management leadership and staff to enhance the coordination and efficient delivery of care across settings.

  • Collaborate with leadership to propose aligned incentives to reward performance.


  • Administrative Assistant provided

  • Budget approved for staff and expenses come from AHP


Candidates for this position must be a Physician with active Medical License in New York State; must qualify for academic or professional appointment as Associate Professor or higher. Desirable candidates will have a Master’s degree; preferably ten years’ of experience as a health care leader/administrator; and experience working in a complex, matrixed health care system.

Outstanding candidates for this position will possess the following characteristics:

  • High emotional quotient and communication skills across a diverse group of providers

  • High energy – intellectually curious – excited by a challenge

  • Respectful of and sensitive to local organizational culture

  • Collaborative by nature

  • Outstanding communications skills

  • Oriented towards operational efficiency

  • Strong clinical background including both in-hospital and ambulatory setting

  • Strong academic background

  • Evidence of engagement with data to direct clinical practice through experience with peer reviewed comparative effectiveness research, quality management, value based contracting or lean processing

  • Experience in the creation and application of clinical management guidelines

  • Experience with electronic health records

  • Understanding of clinical governance structures, policy development and the relationship to assessment and assurance

  • Commitment to the mission of AHP and improving the Quality and Cost of Care for our patients

  • Commitment to the mission of URMC and the University of Rochester

  • Able to work with and build trust with employed and independent physicians and non-MD administrators

  • Able to develop interdisciplinary teams, garner support and serve as a catalyst for change

  • Able to be an inclusive consensus builder who is comfortable working in a highly matrixed setting

  • Able to plan, organize and manage multiple high priority demands to meet AHP’s goals.


Compensation arrangements are competitive and are commensurate with both experience and achievement. The University of Rochester offers an excellent benefit package.

Interested individuals should apply on-line to Job posting #238239 at http://www.rochester.edu/working/hr/jobs/

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

The University of Rochester is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


Full Time 40 hours Grade 000 URMC Accountable Care Network

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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