Chief Medical Officer, Physician Enterprise

Catholic Health | Buffalo, New York 14214

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 26, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32644


Chief Medical Officer, Physician Enterprise


The Opportunity

Catholic Health announces an exceptional opportunity for an accomplished and respected physician executive to serve as Chief Medical Officer, Physician Enterprise. 


Reporting to the Chief Physician Executive of Catholic Health (CH), the Chief Medical Officer, Physician Enterprise (CMO) will lead and direct more than 200 practicing clinicians, including all Trinity specialty practices across CH as well as those specialty clinicians operating within hospital-based clinics. The CMO will oversee the effective coordination of CH employed primary care practices with CH specialists, and as a member of the Catholic Health executive team, will develop and implement clinical programs, clinical protocols, and a clinically integrated network across Catholic Health. 


The CMO will partner with the Vice President of Physician Enterprise and other system executives to establish an effective medical group culture which is patient centered, evidence based, interdisciplinary, and which continuously improves the patient experience, safety and quality while reducing expense. The CMO has a truly unique opportunity to create a lasting legacy by building a nationally recognized, multispecialty physician and provider group practice with a common culture and set of values expressed through Catholic Health’s Mission - to reveal the healing love of Jesus to all.  


The qualifications for the CMO, Physician enterprise include:

  • Demonstrated competence in managing large (>250), multispecialty practices.
  • Significant leadership, with more than 10 years of experience practicing medicine along with medical staff or administrative leadership positions, such as Chief of Staff, Chairman of the Credentials Committee, and/or Department Chairman.
  • Significant experience working with physicians, Administration, and the Board of Directors of a health system.
  • A history of strong teamwork, interpersonal relations, communication, negotiation, and analytical skills.
  • An ability to get along with diverse personalities and to handle multifaceted, long¬ term projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
  • Possession of a solid record of effective physician relations, including the ability to work with physicians on daily problem-solving and in the development of new programs and leading transformational change.
  • Board certification, or equivalent, in Surgery or Medicine with a current physician license, or eligibility for licensure, in the state of New York. 


The Location

Buffalo, New York is located on the eastern side of Lake Erie near Niagara Falls and the Canadian border. As the second-largest city in New York State, Buffalo has more than one million people living in its metropolitan area. In fact, research has shown that the population has increased by 107% since the COVID-19 Pandemic. Coined the nickname “The City of Good Neighbors,” Buffalo is notorious for its friendly residents and welcoming sense of community. With its growing population and diverse culture, it is understandable how Buffalo has become such a desirable location for young professionals and families. 

Best known for its exciting nightlife, affordable housing, and manufacturing industries, Buffalo is a great place to live for people from all different backgrounds. Considered to be one of the best places to live in New York, many people are moving to Buffalo for its affordability, education opportunities, and employment options. Providing its residents with a mixture of urban and suburban living, Buffalo knows how to blend big-city perks with all the conveniences of suburban life. 


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