James Conway

Boston,MassachusettsJim Conway has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute since 1995 and is President of the hospice, Healthcare Dimensions. He holds a Master of Science degree from Lesley College, Cambridge, MA. He now serves on the Adjunct Faculty in the Collegeís Graduate School of Management and in 1999 received the Alumniís Community Service Award. Jim serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts Hospital Association and Chairman, Clinical Issues Advisory Council of the Massachusetts Hospital Association. Jim is the 2001 winner of the first Individual Leadership Award in Patient Safety by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, he received their 1999 Massachusetts Regents Award as Healthcare Executive of the Year. Jim serves as an Advisor to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Prevention of Medical Errors and is on the Board of Directors, The National Patient Safety Foundation. He Chairs the AHA Quest for Quality Award Committee and the United Way of Massachusetts Bay Fund Raising Campaign for the Health Care Industry and serves on the JCAHO Sentinel Event Alert Advisory Group. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee of MASCO (Medical, Academic & Scientific Community Organization), and a longtime member of the Board of the Boston Ronald McDonald House.