50 Most Influential Physician Executives – 2017
Dr. Steven Safyer is president and CEO of Montefiore Medicine, one of New York's premier academic health systems. Before being named to the top job in 2008, he held a variety of senior leadership roles at Montefiore Medical Center, including senior vice president and chief medical officer. He first joined Montefiore in 1982. Under his leadership, Montefiore significantly expanded the breadth and depth of its clinical care services, now with a network of 10 hospitals. Throughout his career, Safyer has been a leader in the development of innovative business and clinical strategies, including an emphasis on population health.