2006 Samuel P. Martin III, MD, Memorial Lecture

Gary Gottlieb, MD, MBA
President, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Strategic Issues in Management of a Health Care Organization
in the Early 21st Century

Monday, May 1, 2006
2:00 - 3:30 PM
Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building
(415 Curie Boulevard)

Gary L. Gottlieb, M.D., M.B.A., currently serves as President of Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) and as the Chairman of the Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health System. He is a Professor of Psychiatry at the Harvard Medical School, a position he has held since 1998. Gottlieb assumed responsibilities as President of BWH on March 1, 2002. In addition to serving as President of Brigham and Women's Hospital, he also serves as President of Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals and as a member of both organizations' Boards of Trustees.

Concurrent with his chairmanship of Partners Psychiatry and Mental Health, in 2000 Dr. Gottlieb served as President of the North Shore Medical Center, a 612-bed health system that includes Salem Hospital, Union Hospital in Lynn and Shaughnessy Kaplan Rehabilitation Hospital.

Prior to joining Partners, Dr. Gottlieb had been affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania since 1983. There, he founded the medical center's first program in geriatric psychiatry and developed it into a nationally recognized research, training and clinical program. Ultimately, he rose to become Executive Vice Chair and Interim Chair of Penn's Department of Psychiatry and he also served as Associate Dean for Managed Care for the University of Pennsylvania Health System. In 1994, Dr. Gottlieb became Director and Chief Executive Officer of Friends Hospital in Philadelphia, the nation's oldest independent, freestanding psychiatric hospital.

In addition to his noteworthy clinical and management record, Dr. Gottlieb has conducted extensive research and published numerous papers in the fields of geriatric psychiatry and health care policy. He is a past President of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dr. Gottlieb received his BS cum laude from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and his MD from the Albany Medical College of Union University in a six year accelerated biomedical program. He completed his internship and residency at New York University/Bellevue Medical Center. He received an MBA with Distinction in Health Care Administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Graduate School of Business Administration, while serving as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar at Penn.

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