Dr. Howard Podolsky is the Group Chief Executive Officer for Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center, and brings extensive experience in healthcare management, hospital administration, risk management, quality improvement and patient safety to his role.
He has served in positions of responsibility – including as Vice President of Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, and Chief Quality Officer, for a number of healthcare organizations throughout the United States. He has discharged duties as Vice President and Medical Director for AIG/American General Life Companies, and as National Chief Medical Officer for NextCare Urgent Care.
Prior to joining CMRC, Dr. Howard served at SEHA/Abu Dhabi Health Services in positions including Group Chief of Staff, Group Operations Director, and Chief Medical Officer for Al Ain Hospital (SEHA).
He is a graduate from the Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in the State University of New York, as well as from the St. Louis University School of Law. He has completed his MBA in Management and Finance from the Olin School of Business, Washington University in St. Louis.
He is a member of the Gamma Beta Sigma, the International Business Honor Society, and also a fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine.
|2010||Masters of Business Administration (Management and Finance)||Olin School of Business, Washington University, Saint Louis Fudan University, Shanghai, China|
|2004||Juris Doctorate (Health Law/Healthcare Regulations)||School of Law, Saint Louis University|
|1994||Internal Medicine Residency||The Christ Hospital/University of Cincinnati Medical Center|
|1993||Clinical Externship (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)||University of Chicago Medical Center|
|1991||Medical Doctor (Medicine)||State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences|
|1987||Bachelor of Science (Biology/Psychology)||Union College, Schenectady, New York|
|2015 - Present||Group Chief Executive Officer||Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center|
|2014||Medical & Operations||Group Chief Operating Officer/Chief Medical Officer||Cambridge Medical and Rehabilitation Center|
|2012 - 2014||Medical Operations Division||Group Chief of Staff||SEHA/Abu Dhabi Health Services|
|2011 - 2012||Medical Division||Regional Chief Medical Officer||Arizona Priority Care Plus (Chandler, Arizona)|
|2010 - 2011||Interim National Chief Medical Officer||NextCare Urgent Care (Mesa, Arizona)|
|2008 - 2010||Structured Settlements Division||Vice President and Medical Director: Associate Medical Director||AIG/American General Life Companies (Houston, Texas)|
|2006 - 2007||Vice President of Quality/Chief Medical Officer||Harrison Medical Center, (Bremerton, WA)|
|2005 - 2006||Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer||Centra Health (Lynchburg, VA)|
|2003 - 2005||Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer||SSM-St. Mary’s Health Center (St. Louis, MO)|
|2000-2003||Managing Partner/Medical Director||Clayton Medical Associates, P.C. (St. Louis, Missouri)|
|1999- 2000||Healthcare Consultant||3° Consulting (Scottsdale, Arizona)|
|1994-2000||Attending/Staff Physician||Southwest Medical Center (St. Louis, Missouri)|