President and CEO, Northwell Health
Dowling heads the largest integrated healthcare system in New York state. In the past year, he led innovative efforts to gather healthcare professionals in a battle against gun violence. Northwell generates $12 billion in annual revenue through its 33 hospitals, 750 physician practices, and a workforce of 70,000. A champion of revenue diversification, Dowling joined Northwell as executive vice president and chief operating officer following a stint as senior vice president at Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield. Forbes Healthcare Summit recently honored Dowling as one of the top 10 leaders of the decade.
Dowling speaks: “An innovative spirit, long a core characteristic of American medicine, is as strong or perhaps even stronger than ever.”