Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs

William Huffner, MD has served as Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President, Medical Affairs at UM Shore Regional Health since December of 2013. His long career in hospital administration includes performance management, business development, medical staff service, risk/utilization management, case management, social work, clinical documentation improvement, infection control and emergency medicine. Dr. Huffner is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Before coming to UM SRH, Dr. Huffner served in multiple roles at Arnot Health, Inc. in upstate New York, serving most recently as Chief Medical Officer the newly formed Arnot Health’s system as well as Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at two of its hospitals, Arnot Ogden Medical Center and St. Joseph’s Hospital. Prior to that position he was chair and medical director, Department of Emergency Medicine at Arnot Ogden Medical Center and also served as medical director for paramedic training, ambulance service and hazmat teams.

Dr. Huffner is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and had served for many years as a member (and past chair) of the New York State EMS Council, the New York State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee, the Southern Tier Regional Emergency Advisory Committee and several other initiatives dedicated to the advancement of emergency medical services.