Leora I. Horwitz, MD, MHS
Year elected: 2018
Current membership category: Active
NYU School of Medicine
550 First Ave, TRB #607
New York, NY 10016
United States of America
Phone: (646) 501-2685
Email: leora.horwitz@nyumc.org

Biographical statement

Dr. Horwitz is director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation and Delivery Science at NYU Langone Health, director of the Division of Healthcare Delivery Science in the Department of Population Health at NYU School of Medicine, tenured associate professor of population health and of medicine, and a practicing hospitalist. Her work focuses on improving the safety and quality of healthcare delivery. She conducts federally-funded research on transitions in care; develops quality measures for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and leads the AHRQ-funded NYU Patient Imaging Quality and Safety Laboratory, the CMMI-funded Greater New York City Practice Transformation Network, and the philanthropy-funded Rapid Cycle RCT Lab. Dr. Horwitz received her undergraduate degree in Social Studies from Harvard and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She then completed residency and chief residency in internal medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, NY, and the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale. Dr. Horwitz was on faculty at Yale School of Medicine for 7 years before moving to NYU in 2014.

Institutional affiliations

New York University School of Medicine (Primary)


Internal Medicine