Executive Vice President
Anthony Shih, M.D., M.P.H., joined the New York Academy of Medicine as Executive Vice President in March, 2014. Board-certified in Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Shih is a physician executive nationally recognized for his expertise in health care policy, health system performance measurement, health care quality improvement, and health care philanthropy. Immediately prior to joining NYAM, Dr. Shih served as The Commonwealth Fund’s Executive Vice President for Programs, overseeing all program and research activities for one of the most influential national foundations and think tanks focused on improving the U.S. health system.
Previously, Dr. Shih held several senior management roles, including Chief Quality Officer and Vice President of Strategy, at IPRO, a leading independent, not-for-profit health care quality improvement organization. At IPRO, he developed and managed large-scale quality assessment and improvement projects for Medicare and Medicaid populations, as well as led IPRO’s Health Care Transparency Group, a pioneer in public reporting of health care performance information. Earlier in his career, Dr. Shih was Assistant Medical Director for a community-based mental health organization serving immigrant and refugee populations in Oakland, California.
Dr. Shih received his B.A. in economics from Amherst College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa; his M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha; and his M.P.H. from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
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