Stony Brook, New York, December 15, 2022 – Stony Brook Medicine He named it Todd Griffin, MD, MBAas vice president for clinical services and vice dean for clinical affairs. From January 1, 2023, Dr. Griffin’s appointment was announced Hal Paz, M.DExecutive Vice President and CEO of Stony Brook University Health Sciences, Stony Brook University Medicine.
“I am pleased that Dr. Griffin will continue to grow his career with us and I look forward to working with him to foster community relationships and build a successful future for Stony Brook Medical,” said Dr. Paz. “Dr. Griffin’s extensive knowledge of our organization and clinical expertise make him well-poised for success in this role.
In his new role, Dr. Griffin will be responsible for clinical leadership and oversight of all ambulatory facilities at Stony Brook Medicine (SBM). He also oversees the Clinical Integrated Network (CIN) of SBM faculty and Stony Brook Community Medicine (SBCM) physicians. He serves as the clinical executive for all affiliates and partner organizations and develops plans to coordinate inpatient and outpatient care, operational efficiencies in the inpatient environment, and transition to the outpatient environment. Dr. Griffin will work with SBM leadership to develop and implement a vision and strategy to grow and sustain the success of SBM’s clinical enterprise.
Dr. Griffin has served as interim vice president for clinical services and associate dean for clinical affairs since June of this year. He is also Professor and Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine. Dr. Griffin spent most of his career at Stony Brook, as a medical student, resident, and returned to the faculty after serving in the US Navy.
As a clinician, Dr. Griffin is a minimally invasive/robotic gynecologic surgeon and was instrumental in helping Stony Brook launch its robotics program. He has served as an instructor, clerkship director, residency program director, and vice chair of education. In the year In 2009, he was selected to serve as Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Stony Brook University Hospital. In this role he was responsible for improving patient safety, quality and operational efficiency of clinical services. As CMO, he was part of a team that developed a plan to form a health system by acquiring other hospitals and medical practices. In the year In 2012, he was hired to become the chair of OB/GYN to develop a strategic plan to grow the women’s health footprint. He served as both Chairman of OB/GYN and CMO until 2014.
As Chairman, Dr. Griffin has had several notable accomplishments. Increase the department’s total revenue from $12M in 2012 to nearly $100M by 2022. The department’s research mission has grown significantly, as evidenced by overall NIH funding, publications, and scholarly output.
From 2018 to 2021, Dr. Griffin served as President of the Stony Brook University Hospital Medical Board. In the year He was selected to serve as the Chair of the Clinical Practice Management Plan in 2021. In the year He received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service in 2022.
When Dr. Griffin assumes his new role in 2023, he will step down as chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine. An interim chair of the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine will be appointed in the near future.