Max Cohen, MD, MHSA, FACS, CPE, FACPE, is the new chief medical officer for NYU Hospitals Center, which consists of Tisch Hospital and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, and is part of NYU Medical Center in New York City. As the CMO, Cohen will serve as a member of the NYUHC senior leadership team, with administrative responsibility for monitoring and ensuring the safety and quality of patient care and the quality of professional medical services with-in the center. He will also promote the interrelated endeavors of patient care, education, and research, provide overall direction for the hospital's care management programs and provide direction and assistance to clinical departments and hospital administrators in evaluating and implementing new clinical programs or changes to existing programs. Since 1998, Cohen has served as chief medical officer at Missouri Baptist Medical Center (MBMC), which is part of BJC Healthcare in St. Louis, Mo. Cohen earned his medical degree at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, and his masters in health services administration at the University of Michigan. He completed his residency in general surgery at Glasgow Teaching Hospitals and his Research Fellowship in surgery at Harvard University (Beth Israel Hospital). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and ACPE.