Joshua Berkowitz, MD, Named Chief Medical Officer for BILH Performance Network
Boston, MA – The Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network (BILHPN) has named Joshua Berkowitz, MD, as chief medical officer. BILHPN is a clinically integrated network of physicians, clinicians, and hospitals committed to delivering high quality, value-based care to the patients and communities they serve. In this role, Dr. Berkowitz will engage and align providers around population health across the Beth Israel Lahey Health system.
Dr. Berkowitz is a collaborative and respected clinical and business leader with a deep commitment to the communities we serve,” said Beth Roberts, president of BILHPN. “I am excited that he has taken on this new role within BILHPN, where he will help deliver on our mission to improve care for all of our patients.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve our patients in this new position,” said Dr. Berkowitz. “BILHPN is committed to enhancing our clinically integrated network with a constant focus on delivering high quality and high value care to the diverse population we serve.
Most recently, Dr. Berkowitz has served as BILHPN’s chief clinical officer for more than three years. Dr. Berkowitz’s tenure with Beth Israel Lahey Health began at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) where he completed his internal medicine internship and residency, ultimately spending time there as a primary care physician. Dr. Berkowitz has held various BILH leadership roles spanning more than 15 years including Medical Director for the Lahey Accountable Care Unit at LHMC and BILHPN Associate Chief Medical Officer.
Dr. Berkowitz attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts in Worcester and has practiced internal medicine since completing his residency in 2008.
About Beth Israel Lahey Health
Beth Israel Lahey Health is a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and 38,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.