Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD

President, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

About Susan Moffatt-Bruce, MD, PhD

As President of Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC), Dr. Susan Moffatt-Bruce leads the 344-bed academic medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment, and leading-edge research. LHMC is a national leader in several health care areas, including spine surgery, stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others.

Dr. Moffatt-Bruce joined LHMC in March 2023. Most recently, she served as chief executive officer of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, a national professional association committed to excellence in medical education and the advancement of learning for specialty physicians. She concurrently served as chief executive officer of Royal College International and was a faculty member of the Department of Surgery and a professor at the University of Ottawa. Previously, she led University Hospital, a 700-bed academic medical center and flagship patient care facility of The Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Prior to that, she was OSU Wexner Medical Center’s inaugural chief quality and patient safety officer.

Dr. Moffatt-Bruce earned her bachelor’s degree at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and completed medical school and her residency in general surgery at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She undertook a PhD in transplant immunology at the University of Cambridge, England, and completed her Cardiothoracic Surgery fellowship at Stanford University, California. She earned her Master of Business Operational Excellence and her Executive Master of Business Administration at the Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.