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Anthony Shih

President, United Hospital Fund

Anthony Shih

Anthony Shih, M.D., M.P.H., is president of the United Hospital Fund of New York City. Prior to joining UHF, he was executive vice president of the New York Academy of Medicine. He served as the Commonwealth Fund’s executive vice president for programs from January 2011 to January 2014. From 2006 to 2008, Dr. Shih directed the Fund's Program on Quality Improvement and Efficiency. He left the Commonwealth Fund in 2008 to serve as chief quality officer and vice president of strategy for IPRO, one of the nation's leading independent, not-for-profit, health care quality improvement organizations. Dr. Shih first joined IPRO in 2001, and held a variety of senior management positions there, including vice president of the Health Care Quality Improvement Program, and medical director of Managed Care. Earlier in his career, he was assistant medical director for a community-based mental health organization serving immigrant and refugee populations in Oakland, California. Dr. Shih is board-certified in public health and preventive medicine, and holds a B.A. in economics from Amherst College, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa; an M.D. from the New York University School of Medicine, where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha; and an M.P.H. from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.