Eric WeiSenior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer, NYC Health + Hospitals
Dr. Eric Wei serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest municipal safety-net health system in the United States, serving over 1.3 million New Yorkers every year. He is a Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai and Adjunct Professor in the NYU School of Global Public Health. He is the fellowship director for the NYC Health + Hospitals Clinical Leadership Fellowship. He is a practicing Emergency Medicine physician who has rotated through all 11 Emergency Departments in the system. He serves on the board of MetroPlus Health and as faculty for the Greater New York Hospital Association/United Hospital Fund Clinical Quality Fellowship Program. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Wei previously served as Interim Chief Executive Officer of NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst in 2020 and NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem in 2021. He was the Interim Chief Quality Officer and Associate Medical Director for Quality, Safety, and Risk for LAC + USC Medical Center.
Dr. Wei received his Bachelor’s degree in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology at University of California, Los Angeles. He completed the combined MD and MBA program at University of California, Irvine. Dr. Wei completed his Emergency Medicine residency and the Healthcare Administration Scholars Program at the University of Michigan. He was named in Modern Healthcare’s 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives and in the Becker’s Hospital Review Top Patient Safety Experts.
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