Thomas J. Quatroche, Jr., PhD, is a native of Western New York. For over 20 years, Tom has held executive positions in both higher education and healthcare and has been part of the ECMC family for 13 years. In May 2015, Tom was appointed President of Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMCC) and on January 26, 2016, the ECMCC Board of Directors appointed Tom as Chief Executive Officer and President. In this capacity, Tom provides leadership for 3,100 staff members at ECMC, Terrace View Long Term Care facility, and additional outpatient locations. His responsibilities also include all strategic initiatives of the corporation, including affiliations with Great Lakes Health, Kaleida Health, University at Buffalo and many other community organizations important to the corporation’s strategic direction.
Prior to becoming President & CEO, Tom served as President at ECMC where he was responsible for all Surgical Services, Orthopaedics, Oncology, Head & Neck/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Bariatrics, and Oral Oncology Maxillofacial Prosthetics, as well as marketing, strategic planning and the development of new business.
Tom currently serves on the Statewide Executive Committee for the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) as Board Secretary and is the Board Chair for Western New York Healthcare Association. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Essential Hospitals, the Washington, DC-based organization representing the nation’s public hospitals. In addition, Tom is a member of the Trocaire College Board of Trustees, SUNY College at Buffalo Foundation Board and Buffalo Renaissance Foundation Board of Directors. During his career, Tom has served on statewide committees in education for the State University of New York and has represented ECMC on HANYS’s Task Force on Improving New York State’s Medicaid Program. He also served as a board member on the Seneca Nation Health Commission.
As a lifelong Western New Yorker, Tom has been very involved in the community. He served on the Hamburg Town Board from 1994-2009, was a member of the Immaculata Academy School Board from 2004 to 2009, and has been involved in other civic organizations. Tom is also the past recipient of Buffalo Business First’s 40 Under 40 award for business and civic leadership, received the Barry and Deanna Snyder Chairman’s Award from Seneca Diabetes Foundation and is a SUNY College at Buffalo Distinguished Alumni Award recipient. Tom has also been a featured presenter at healthcare conferences regarding various policy issues, including federal healthcare reform.