Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA associate professor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, has been appointed the new Emory School of Medicine Executive Associate Dean of Clinical Services for Grady and Chief Medical Officer of the Emory Medical Care Foundation.
Haley will begin his new role on July 8, serving as the primary liaison between the Emory School of Medicine and the Grady Health System. In his new role, Haley will be responsible for executive oversight and the strategic vision and direction for Emoryâ€™s clinical, research and teaching practices at Grady.
Haley joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 1997. A native of Pittsburgh, Pa., he received his undergraduate degree from Brown University, his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his master’s degree in health services administration from the University of Michigan. Haley completed his residency, including a year as chief resident in emergency medicine, at the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, Mich. Haley is Board-Certified in Emergency Medicine and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and currently serves as an Oral Board Examiner for the American Board of Emergency Medicine
Haleyâ€™s honors and awards include a 2012 Fulton-Dekalb Hospital Authority Healthcare Hero, Atlanta Business Chronicle Healthcare Heroes award in 2005,andÂ “Up and Comers Award” in 2004, Whoâ€™s Who in Black Atlanta 2007, International Whoâ€™s Who of Professionals, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Pink Ice Gala Community Service Award and the Delta Sigma Theta Golden Torch Award. He is a member of the Omega Psi Phi and Sigma Pi Phi national fraternities.
Haley has beenÂ a Woodruff Leadership Academy Fellow at Emory University and completed a Fellowship forÂ the National Association of Public Hospitals (NAPH) program.. He is a member of the American College of Emergency Physicians, the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American College of Physician Executives. He was alsoÂ a member of the Institute of Medicine Committee on Health and Insurance Status.
Haley is an active member of the Georgia Trauma Network Commission and the Boards of Leadership Atlanta, Camp Twin Lakes, the Grady Foundation and the National Public Health and Hospital Institute. In addition, he is a member of the National Advisory Boards for the Agency of Healthcare Reasearch and Quality (AHRQ) and the Griffith Leadership Center at the University of Michigan.