Elizabeth B. Concordia is executive vice president of UPMC and president of its Hospital and Community Services Division, which encompasses 20 tertiary, specialty and community hospitals, 400 clinical locations in western Pennsylvania, and 16 retirement and long-term care facilities.
Many of UPMC’s clinical specialties earn UPMC’s repeated listing among “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News and World Report. Ms. Concordia is a strong advocate of electronic health records to enhance the quality and efficiency of patient care for which UPMC has been recognized by several national information technology organizations.
Ms. Concordia has served also as president of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside and senior vice president of UPMC’s Academic and Community Hospitals. Before joining UPMC in 2001, she was executive vice president and chief operating officer of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. Prior to that role, she had served as senior director of clinical services and clinical information systems, then vice president of clinical services. Previously, Ms. Concordia was an associate director at the Montefiore Medical Center, Jack D. Weiler Hospital of The Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, and a senior consultant in healthcare information systems for Ernst & Young in Washington, D.C.
She earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in economics and German from Duke University, and a Masters in Administrative Science Management from Johns Hopkins University.