Anthony E. Shorris, senior vice president, vice dean, and chief of staff, serves as a strategic advisor to the dean and CEO focused on integration and alignment across the Medical Center’s three hospitals and the School of Medicine. Mr. Shorris brings nearly 30 years of managerial, academic, and policy-making experience in large and complex organizations to the position.
Mr. Shorris joined NYU Langone after having served as director of the Rudin Center for Transportation Policy and Management and professor of practice at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School Public Service at NYU. Prior to that, he served as the executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the nation’s oldest public authority. He also served as chief operating officer and executive vice president of Healthfirst, Inc., one of the largest nonprofit managed healthcare organizations in New York, for five years and has consulted widely on healthcare management issues. Mr. Shorris has also been commissioner of finance for the City of New York, deputy chancellor for operations of the New York City Department of Education, and deputy budget director of the City of New York. In addition, he was on the faculty and directed a research center at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University for four years.
Mr. Shorris holds degrees from Harvard College and Princeton University. He is also a Fellow at the Century Foundation in New York City and was chosen as “Professor of the Year” this past year by the student body of NYU’s Wagner School.