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Colleen Koch

Group Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of New York Presbyterian's Columbia Division

Colleen G. Koch, MD, MS, MBA, FACC is the Group Senior Vice President, Chief Operating Officer of New York Presbyterian’s Columbia Division. She recently served as 10th and the first woman Dean of the University of Florida College of Medicine where she led the largest college within UF Health. In addition to her role as dean, Dr. Koch was a Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, served as an ex officio member of the UF Health Shands Hospital Board of Directors, and chaired both the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute Board and the Board of Directors for the Florida Clinical Practice Association. During her tenure she launched a comprehensive college-wide strategic plan, the UF Comprehensive Cancer Center was awarded NCI designation, and the COM received $10M annually recurring from the Florida State legislators to launch an AI-enabled quality and patient safety institute.

Prior to her role as Dean, Dr. Koch was Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins Medicine and Anesthesiologist-in-Chief of The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She served as Chair of the Medical Board for the Johns Hopkins Hospital, and served on the Board of Governors for the Clinical Practice Association. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins in 2014, she practiced at Cleveland Clinic for 22 years while also serving in a number of leadership roles in research, education, administration and medical operations throughout the organization. She has a distinguished record of visionary leadership, scholarly accomplishments and demonstrated excellence in academic medicine and clinical administration.

Dr. Koch completed her anesthesiology training at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She earned a Masters Degree in Clinical Research Design and Statistical analysis from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and an MBA from Weatherhead School of Management of Case Western Reserve University.