Dartmouth Health CEO and president named among 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare for 2023

Joanne M. Conroy, MD
Joanne M. Conroy, MD

Joanne M. Conroy, MD, CEO and president of Dartmouth Health, was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare in 2023 by Modern Healthcare. Other honorees include President Joe Biden, Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, and Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Co. co-founder Mark Cuban.

The 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare awards and recognition program honors individuals in healthcare who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact. This program allows for readers to vote for their top choices and selected honorees are published in Modern Healthcare's annual ranking.

Conroy has been named to the 100 Most Influential list multiple times. An anesthesiologist by training, Conroy has served as CEO and president of Dartmouth Health since 2017. In just six years, Conroy has overseen the expansion of the health system; was named the New Hampshire Citizen of the Year by the New Hampshire Union Leader in 2021; led the system through the worst healthcare crisis of the modern era during the COVID-19 pandemic; and was named chair-elect of the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association, her term set to begin in January.

To view the full list from Modern Healthcare, visit https://bit.ly/46OBdV3.

About Dartmouth Health

Dartmouth Health, New Hampshire's only academic health system and the state's largest private employer, serves patients across northern New England. Dartmouth Health provides access to more than 2,000 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH, as well as across its wide network of hospitals, clinics and care facilities. DHMC is consistently named the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in numerous clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth Health includes Dartmouth Cancer Center, one of only 56 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation, and the only such center in northern New England; Dartmouth Health Children’s, which includes Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, the state’s only children’s hospital, and multiple clinic locations around the region; member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene and New London, NH, and Bennington and Windsor, VT; Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and more than 24 clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. Through its historical partnership with Dartmouth and the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth Health trains nearly 400 medical residents and fellows annually, and performs cutting-edge research and clinical trials recognized across the globe with Geisel and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT. Dartmouth Health and its more than 13,000 employees are deeply committed to serving the healthcare needs of everyone in our communities, and to providing each of our patients with exceptional, personal care.