President, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
As President of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Peter Healy leads the 673-bed academic medical center affiliated with Harvard Medical School that boasts a full range of outpatient and emergency services, including a Level I Trauma Center, more than 1,200 physicians on the medical staff, and annual research funding totaling $230 million. He reports to Kevin Tabb, MD, President and CEO of Beth Israel Lahey Health, until an Executive Vice President of Hospital and Ambulatory Services is named.
Peter joined BIDMC as President in 2017. During the last two years, he has worked with BIDMC’s senior management team and Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians leadership to strengthen clinical operations, academic achievement and the BIDMC Experience. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Milton (BID–Milton). During his tenure, BID–Milton was one of the fastest growing community hospitals in the state, earned national recognition for health care quality and patient safety, grew its medical staff, and recorded positive financial results five years in a row. Peter has more than 25 years of hospital leadership experience in Greater Boston, including key roles at Boston Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital.
Peter earned an undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Ohio and a Master in Health Services Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He lives with his family in Westwood.