Steve Corwin, MD, serves as president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s largest, most comprehensive health care delivery networks. Under Corwin’s leadership, NewYork-Presbyterian has nearly doubled in size and is comprised of four divisions dedicated to providing world-class care to more than 2 million patients per year.

In this role, he is responsible for developing and implementing the hospital’s next capital and fundraising plan; advocating for academic medicine under health care reform; further integrating electronic information systems across the care continuum; collaborating with the hospital’s medical school partners and health care system to support patient care, education and research; and continuing to improve community health status.

Previously, Corwin served as executive vice president and chief operating officer for NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, a position he held since 2005. Key accomplishments under his leadership include marked improvements in quality and safety across the institution, improved patient and employee satisfaction, significant program growth and ranking among the top six hospitals in the nation, advancement of major construction projects, joint information systems planning with the hospital’s partner medical schools, and robust financial and operating results.

He joined the former Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center’s management team in 1991 and served in various management capacities. From 1998 to 2005 he served as senior vice president and chief medical officer for NewYork-Presbyterian, leading the development and implementation of 13 clinical service lines, an initiative that was critical to the success of the newly merged hospital.

Corwin is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greater New York Hospital Association and will serve as its president beginning in June 2016. He is a member of the American Hospital Association’s Governing Council of Health Care Systems. He is also a Fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine, a member of the Association of American Medical Colleges Council of Teaching Hospitals Administrative Board and a member of the Health Management Academy.

Corwin has received numerous awards. He was a 2013 recipient of the Our Town Thanks You Award for his efforts in improving Manhattan’s Upper East Side community. He was also a 2013 recipient of the Northwestern Alumni Award. His other previous awards include the Hope and Heroes Award, the VHA Award for Clinical Quality, the Health Care Industry Good Scout Award, and an Honorary Physician-of-the-Year Award presented to him by the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia Division of Nursing.

A cardiologist and internist, Corwin earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University, graduating summa cum laude and as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed both his internal medicine residency and cardiology training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.