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Edward G. Murphy

Former President and CEO, Carilion Clinic

M.D., Harvard Medical School

  • Professor of Medicine

Dr. Edward G. Murphy is the former president and chief executive officer of Carilion Clinic and current professor of medicine at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Carilion Clinic is a large, academic, multi-specialty medical practice and integrated healthcare delivery system serving the southwest region of Virginia.  Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion is a diversified health care delivery organization.  The system is anchored by a 500 physician multi-specialty group practice and includes eight (8) hospitals, an active undergraduate and graduate medical education program, a large array of tertiary referral services, and a multi-state outreach laboratory service.  Carilion has annual net operating revenue of $1.2 billion and 11,000 employees.  Prior to his affiliation with Carilion Clinic, he served as president & CEO of Seton Health System in Upstate New York. He currently works with TowerBrook Capital Partners L.P., a New York- and London-based investment firm, as well as serving as chairman of the board of Sound Physicians.

Dr. Murphy's undergraduate studies were at the University of Albany. He obtained his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, graduating Cum Laude.  Dr. Murphy has served as a clinical professor at the University of Albany School of Public Health, and adjunct assistant professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute School of Management.

Prior to leaving New York, Dr. Murphy was a member of the New York State Hospital Review and Planning Council.  In addition to his council position, Dr. Murphy served on the Council's Executive Committee and as the Vice Chair of the Fiscal Policy Committee.

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