Alfred Dunn, MBA, MPA, CPME, has been named Executive Director of Crouse Medical Practice, PLLC. CMP was formed in 2010 as a way for Crouse Hospital to further align the organization with its physicians, with the goal of building an integrated healthcare delivery network over time. This is a strategic focus of the hospital and will be critical as Crouse positions itself to address challenges and opportunities brought about by healthcare reform.
The first physician group to join CMP was Syracuse-based Internist Associates in 2010. Other groups have expressed interest as well. As Executive Director, Dunn will provide leadership and oversight of CMP’s clinical and financial operations and direction, including the ongoing strategic growth and development of the practice in concert with the hospital’s mission, vision and values.
Dunn is an experienced, accomplished healthcare executive who brings more than 20 years of senior management experience to this important role. Most recently, he served as Chief Operating Officer, Clinical Affairs for the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, SC. The school’s practice plan is comprised of 180 clinical faculty and 450 staff. Prior to that, he was Assistant Executive Director for the Department of Medicine at Scott & White Healthcare in Texas, one of the nation’s largest multi-specialty health systems. He has also held senior leadership positions at Emory University School of Medicine and the State University of Buffalo.
A native of Buffalo, Dunn holds master’s degrees in business administration and public administration, both from Canisius College in Buffalo.