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Montefiore Medicine

DR. PHILIP OZUAH is the President and CEO of Montefiore Medicine, the umbrella organization for Montefiore Health System and Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  A National Institutes of Health (NIH)–funded researcher and award-winning educator, he also served as Professor and University Chairman of Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Physician-in-Chief of Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM).

In these roles, Dr. Ozuah has expanded access for underserved communities, recruited and cultivated outstanding talent, advanced programs of excellence, fostered innovations in medical education, and improved financial and operational performance by integrating care across a rapidly growing and evolving Montefiore System in the Bronx that sees over six million patient interactions a year. Under his leadership, Montefiore Health System’s specialties ranked in the top 1% of the nation’s hospitals, and CHAM was recognized as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report.

Dr. Ozuah earned his medical degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, a master’s degree in Education from the University of Southern California, and a PhD in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.


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