We are pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa Soriano, MD, MPH, ISMMS '01, as Senior Vice President for Care Transitions and Population Health at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s (MSSL), effective May 2, 2016.
In this position, Dr. Soriano will oversee:
Inpatient and outpatient case management and social work functions;
Initiatives, projects, programs, and efforts designed to improve the patient experience and access to care, connecting patients to social and community support services which address social determinants of their health;
the implementation of population health initiatives, such as the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), at MSSL and its community-based affiliates, including the William F. Ryan Network, assuring alignment with system-led initiatives through Mount Sinai Health Partners.
Dr. Soriano is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. She will be leaving her current role of Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Population Health in Mount Sinai Health Partners, in which she served as a clinical advisory lead for the Health System’s DSRIP application and planning efforts and helped to integrate programs such as Mount Sinai Health Homes into the Mount Sinai Health Partners strategy.
Previously, Dr. Soriano was acting Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, as well as Director of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, the nation’s largest academic home-based primary and palliative care program, in which she continues to see patients. These experiences shaped Dr. Soriano’s expertise in interdisciplinary and community-based clinical care management for populations with complex medical and social needs.
Dr. Soriano has earned a national reputation in the field of home-based primary and palliative care clinical practice, quality, and leadership. She serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Home Call Medicine and has received a Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Physician Award for excellence in palliative medicine as well as the Mount Sinai Department of Medicine’s Ruth Abramson Humanism in Medicine Award.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Soriano on her new role at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s.