We are pleased to share that Brian T. Smith, MHA, will join the Mount Sinai Health System on January 30. He will serve as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Mount Sinai Doctors Faculty Practice, and Senior Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Mr. Smith has extensive experience in directing faculty practices and playing leadership roles in academic medical centers and national practice plan organizations.
Mr. Smith was recruited to Mount Sinai from the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he was Executive Director of Rush University Medical Group and Vice President of Clinical Affairs-Clinical Practice. He served on the Rush Health Finance Committee and on the University HealthSystem Consortium (Vizient) Performance Improvement and Comparative Data Operations Committee. As a faculty member in the Department of Health Systems Management at Rush University, he was recognized as an outstanding teacher and mentor.
Prior to joining Rush in 2005, Mr. Smith spent 12 years at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa, serving as Executive Director of the USF Physicians Group and Director of Clinical Planning for the USF Health Science Center. Previously he was a consultant for New York-based firms. Mr. Smith earned his master’s degree in health administration from the USF College of Public Health.
Mr. Smith has been influential in physician faculty practice issues nationally. He is the past President of the Academic Practice Plan Directors and past chair of the University Health System Consortium Group Practice Council, and served on the Association of American Medical Colleges Group on Faculty Practice. Currently, Mr. Smith is the Lay Delegate on the American Orthopaedic Association Executive Committee.