Dr. Brian Donley is NewYork-Presbyterian’s new executive vice president and chief operating officer. He joins from Cleveland Clinic, where he most recently served as chief executive officer of Cleveland Clinic London. Dr. Donley succeeds Dr. Laura L. Forese, who retired in January after nearly four decades of extraordinary service to NewYork-Presbyterian.
Dr. Donley will direct the strategy and operations of NewYork-Presbyterian. He will be responsible for achieving the health care system’s operating targets and implementing its patient-centered strategic vision and culture across the enterprise.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Brian Donley,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “Dr. Donley is an experienced leader, educator and innovator, whose vision and commitment to excellence, quality and compassion will be a tremendous asset to our health care system, our patients and the communities we serve.”
“I am thrilled to join NewYork-Presbyterian,” said Dr. Donley. “Throughout my career, I have been committed to transforming health care by prioritizing an ethos of empathy for our patients, their families, and one another, and focusing on our shared humanity. I am honored to be working with the outstanding team at NewYork-Presbyterian and our two renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.”