Long Island Business News
May 10, 2013
North Shore-LIJ Appoints 2 New Officers
by Claude Solnik
Dr. David Battinelli and Dr. Andrew Yacht
In two major changes at the region’s largest health care provider, the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System has named Dr. David Battinelli chief medical officer and Dr. Andrew Yacht chief academic officer.
Battinelli, who served as chief academic officer for six years, succeeds Dr. Jeremy Boal as senior vice president and chief medical officer.
North Shore-LIJ credited him with revamping its 120 medical residency and fellowship programs for about 1,500 clinicians.
As dean of education, Battinelli also has played a key role in launching the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Battinelli joined North Shore-LIJ in 2007 from Boston Medical Center, where he was vice chairman for education, program director of its internal medicine residency program and professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine.
Yacht previously served as associate dean of graduate medical education and institutional officer at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.
Prior to that, he was vice chairman of medicine, program director of the internal medicine program and chief of the section of general internal medicine at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn.
Crain’s Health Pulse
May 14, 2013
New Chief Medical Officer at North Shore-LIJ
WHO'S NEWS: At the North Shore-LIJ Health System, Dr. David Battinelli was promoted to senior vice president and chief medical officer, and Dr. Andrew Yacht was named chief academic officer. Dr. Battinelli had been senior vice president and chief academic officer for the past six years. Dr. Yacht succeeds Dr. Battinelli. He had been associate dean of graduate medical education and designated institutional officer at Lenox Hill Hospital.