Kenneth Abrams, MD, MBA
Kenneth J. Abrams, MD, MBA, is the Sr. Vice President of Clinical Operations and Associate Chief Medical Officer at The North Shore-LIJ Health System is responsible for clinical operations, quality, and patient safety initiatives across North Shore-LIJ’s facilities in the New York area.
Board certified in anesthesiology, Dr. Abrams was previously the patient safety officer and chairman for anesthesiology and preoperative medicine at AtlantiCare regional Medical Center in Pomona, NJ. A graduate of Tel Aviv University’s Sackler School of Medicine in Israel, Dr. Abrams completed the residency training program in anesthesiology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx. He also received his MBA for the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College in New York.
Dr. Abrams has also held numerous academic appointments; most recently he was associate professor of anesthesiology at Mount Sinai school of Medicine. In addition, Dr. Abrams has authored a number of publications and book chapters, and has lectured and presented at several hospitals, clinical forums and conferences. Currently, he serves as an adjunct member of the Committee on Communications with the American Society of Anesthesiologists and is a member of the Training and Education Committee of the Anesthesia Patient Safety foundation. Previously, he served on the Board of Directors of the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.
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