Becker's Hospital Review magazine has named Dr. Ed Murphy of Carilion Clinic in Roanoke among its 30 best physician executive leaders of hospitals and health systems. “These are physicians who excel on the leadership side of healthcare in an extraordinary manner,” says the press release. Murphy is the only physician on the list from Virginia and one of only two from the region (the other is from Chapel Hill, N.C.).
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Here’s what the magazine says of him: “Dr. Murphy is president and CEO of Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, Va., and Professor of Medicine at the newly organized Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. In his position, Dr. Murphy oversees eight hospitals and a 500-physician multi-specialty group practice. Prior to his affiliation with Carilion Clinic, he served as president and CEO of Seton Health System in upstate New York. Dr. Murphy obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, graduating cum laude. Prior to leaving New York, Dr. Murphy was a member of the New York State Hospital Review and Planning Council.”