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Keith Lukasik has Joined ECMC Corporation as Chief Strategy Officer

Keith Lukasik has joined ECMC Corporation as Chief Strategy Officer. He will provide the planning discipline and business/market insight to shape ECMC’s strategic direction to ensure the viability of and to further ECMC’s mission. He will also lead many of ECMC’s strategic initiatives with partners at Kaleida Health, the University at Buffalo, community hospitals, and local providers and payers.

Keith has worked extensively with academic medical centers, integrated health systems and community hospitals on a wide array of strategic planning and partnership initiatives. Prior to joining ECMC, he spent six years leading client engagements at the Chartis Group, a strategic advisory and analytics firm dedicated to serving healthcare organizations nationwide.

Keith holds a Master of Business Administration with distinction from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in engineering, with a concentration in bioengineering, from the University of Pennsylvania.

Keith lives in the Parkside neighborhood of Buffalo with his wife and children. He is currently the Board Chair of the Neighborhood Health Center, a four-site Federally Qualified Health Center in the Buffalo area.

ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION: The ECMC Corporation was established as a New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has included an advanced academic medical center with 583 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility. ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo. Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan. More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences – the difference between healthcare and true care.

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