Morley Joins AHI as Chief Physician Executive, Population Health

Adirondack Health Institute announces the appointment of John Morley, MD, as Chief Physician Executive, Population Health.

Dr. Morley, a highly-regarded Board-Certified physician who has been in practice for thirty years, joins a team of colleagues and partners spearheading the implementation of the region’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program, a New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) program aimed at fundamentally restructuring the state’s health care system by reinvesting in the Medicaid program. The primary goal of the initiative is to reduce avoidable hospital use by 25 percent over five years and successfully achieving system transformation by improving clinical management and population health.

Dr. Morley, who is also Board-Certified in Internal, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, joins AHI after serving in a number of high-level administrative roles, including NYS DOH Medical Director for the Office of Health Systems Management, Vice President for Clinical Affairs at the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), and Vice President of Medical Affairs and Medical Director at Albany Medical Center Hospital. Most recently, he held the position of Chief Medical Officer at Jacobi Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Morley has also held a number of academic positions, most recently as an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Morley earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Iona College and an MD degree from St. George’s University in Grenada, West Indies. He received Residency Training in Anesthesiology at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ, and Internal Medicine at Albany Medical College. He was also a Fellow in Critical Care at Cooper Hospital University Medical Center in Camden, NJ, and a Pulmonary/ID Fellow at Albany Medical College.