HORAN ELECTED FELLOW OF NEW YORK ACADEMY OF MEDICINE
Gary S. Horan, FACHE, President & Chief Executive Officer of Trinitas Hospital, has been elected a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. He joins more than 2,000 New York Academy of Medicine Fellows, a distinguished group of physicians, academicians and other health professionals involved in issues relevant to the health of the public.
The New York Academy of Medicine, founded in 1847, is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit institution whose mission is to enhance the health of the public through research, education, community engagement, and evidence-based advocacy.
Since the founding of the New York Academy of Medicine, Fellows have played an important role in the vibrancy of the institution. Todayís Fellows are leaders in the fields of law, social work, nursing, education and research as well as health and medicine.
In addition to the honor of being recognized by oneís peers, Fellowship in The New York Academy of Medicine provides many benefits including invitations to special lectureships and symposia, which create opportunities for Fellows to participate in discussions of issues relevant to enhancing the health and well-being of the public and of health-related professions. These events also provide Fellows with direct access to leaders in medicine, science, public health, health policy and health care delivery. Fellows are also invited to participate in Specialty and Interdisciplinary Sections of the Academy, which provide continuing medical education opportunities.
Mr. Horan is the current Chairman of the Greater New York Hospital Association, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Hospital Alliance of New Jersey, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. He is a former Chairman of the Hospital Association of New York State. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a Fellow (FACHE) of that organization.
Mr. Horan joined Trinitas Hospital as President and Chief Executive Officer in July, 2001. He assumed that role just a year following the consolidation in January, 2000 of Elizabethís two hospitals, Elizabeth General Medical Center and St. Elizabeth Hospital.
From 1990 to 2001, Mr. Horan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Our Lady of Mercy Healthcare System, Inc., Bronx, New York. Previously, he served as Vice President of Hospital Operations for New York University Medical Center, and as Executive Vice President of St. Vincentís Medical Center of Richmond, New York.
A resident of Sea Girt, New Jersey, Mr. Horan earned his BS degree in Economics from St. Peterís College, Jersey City, and his MA degree in Health Care Administration from The George Washington University, School of Government and Business, Department of Health Care Administration, Washington. DC.
Posted: December 9, 2007