Susan Somerville, RN
Vice President, Clinical Transformation
Peconic Bay Medical Center
As vice president of clinical transformation at Peconic Bay Medical Center (PBMC), Susan Somerville, RN, oversees the implementation of advanced clinical services and programs. She’s also managing the construction and development of PBMC's new $60 million critical care tower that will house the region’s most advanced cardiac program — the Kanas Regional Heart Center.
Ms. Somerville rejoined Northwell Health after serving as president of Mount Sinai Beth Israel from 2014-2017. Her primary focus has been to advance PBMC’s growth, including the recently designated Level III Trauma Center and the only New York State-designated primary stroke center on Long Island’s North Fork. Ms. Somerville began her career at Northwell as administrative director of cardiovascular services in 1991. She then became vice president of cardiovascular services in 2005 and executive director of North Shore University Hospital in 2007.
Ms. Somerville has numerous professional memberships and affiliations, including chair of the Long Island chapter of the American Heart Association, former advisory board member for Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management, and a health care advisory board member at St. Joseph’s College, where she earned her bachelor’s degree. She also has a master’s degree from Hofstra University and she completed the executive program for nurse executives at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.