Lenox Hill Hospital today announced the appointment of Yves Duroseau, MD, MPH, as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine. As Chair, Dr. Duroseau will provide overall leadership for the department, with responsibility for strategic planning, development, clinical services, quality, professional performance, and medical education. He succeeds Carl Ramsay, MD, who was promoted to Vice President, Emergency Medicine Services, North Shore/LIJ Health System.
Dr. Duroseau joins Lenox Hill Hospital from the Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn, NY, where he was the Director of Service in the Department of Emergency Medicine since 2010. Prior to his post at Kings County Hospital Center, Dr. Duroseau served as the Medical Director of the Department of Emergency Medicine and as an Attending Physician at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City.
Dr. Duroseau, a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine, has held academic appointments with New York Medical College and New York University Medical Center. He is a peer reviewer for the Academic Emergency Medicine journal and has published on his experience and successes with the use of Lean methodologies in transforming Kings County Hospital’s Emergency Department. The transformations were noted in several flow metrics, including length of stay in the ED.
Dr. Duroseau’s commitment to service is demonstrated through his founding of the mentorship programs, Doctors as Mentors at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Bridging the Gap at New York University and New York University Medical School, both intended to support minority students interested in or pursuing careers in medicine. He has also served in numerous hospital and academic committee roles, centered on quality, information technology, philanthropy, Lean management, hospital programming, and other initiatives.
Dr. Duroseau earned his Medical and Master of Public Health degrees at The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, D.C., where he completed his residency in emergency medicine and internship in internal medicine. He has completed postdoctoral research in medical informatics at The National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD.