Join us for our 2018 Annual Gala, honoring Carol Gomes with the 2018 Healthcare Leaders of New York Award of Distinction
Each year, HLNY recognizes its Healthcare Executive of the Year who is presented with the “Award of Distinction.” The award recognizes healthcare executives who have demonstrated a sustained and outstanding contribution to the advancement of healthcare administration as a profession. Recipients of this award have a tradition of mentoring the people around them and of working to ensure that the next generations of executives are prepared to meet the challenges of the future.
Carol Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ, MASCP, MT(ASCP)HTL, DLM
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Quality Officer
Carol is a member of the senior executive team, serving as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Quality Officer at Stony Brook University Hospital. Formerly, she was the Associate Director for Quality Management with administrative oversight for the departments of Continuous Quality Improvement, Decision Support Services, Clinical Pathways and Management Engineering. She was also the Associate Director for Neurosciences.
She earned two Master’s degrees from Stony Brook University in Management and Policy from the Harriman School for Management and Policy and Healthcare Management and Administration from the School of Allied Health Professions. She has served on the Malcolm Baldrige Quality Program’s Board of Examiners since 1999, most recently as a Senior Examiner and Alumni Examiner. She teaches for the School of Health Technology and Management. She holds certifications as a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives, Certified Practitioner of Healthcare from the National Association for Healthcare Quality and numerous certifications in laboratory sciences and management from the American Society for Clinical Pathology.
She is the recipient of numerous leadership awards including the Long Island Business News Healthcare Heroes Award in Achievements in Healthcare, the Master Award and the Excellence in Management Award from the American Society of Clinical Pathology, and The Distinguished Alumna Award from Stony Brook University. She has served on the Stony Brook University Alumni Association Board, holding all of the executive level positions, including President. She currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Vizient Senior Operations Officer Network Steering Committee and serves as a board members on numerous boards associated with healthcare activities.
She actively volunteers to serve as a mentor for students pursuing healthcare administration and participates regularly as a panelist for the Future Healthcare Leaders “See You at the “C” Suite” seminars. Carol regularly participates at Alumni and Student Career Networking events to assist young careerists with job opportunities and career guidance. She and her husband Lyle have donated $30,000 to create a scholarship for Stony Brook University students pursuing a healthcare career. She has worked in the healthcare field for over 30 years.
Early Career Healthcare Executives Regent’s Award:
To be announced
Senior Level Healthcare Executives Regent’s Award:
To be announced
Leadership in Education Award:
To be announced
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