Michael Goldberg, FACHE
Northwell Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Michael Goldberg is executive director of Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he is responsible for day-to-day operations of the hospital’s 583 beds, 6,500 employees and 4,000 physicians. At the heart of the original epicenter of COVID-19, Northwell Health treated more than 100,000 people, with LIJ located in the center of the pandemic in Queens, N.Y. LIJ was also the site of the first non-trial COVID-19 vaccine administered in the United States. Mr. Goldberg led the hospital through a critical time, ensuring high-level clinical care and safety were maintained. As executive director, Mr. Goldberg focuses on operations, quality, finance, patient satisfaction and staff performance. He has been in progressive administrative roles at LIJ since 2009, including serving as the hospital’s finance lead.
Before LIJ, Mr. Goldberg worked in Northwell’s financial planning department for nine years, where he was responsible for capital planning, business plans and financial analytics. Mr. Goldberg is an adjunct professor in Hofstra University’s Department of Health Professions, School of Health Sciences and Human Services, where he teaches graduate-level students. Mr. Goldberg received his Master of Health Care Delivery Science degree as part of the 2013 inaugural class from Dartmouth College. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island and a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Hofstra’s Frank G. Zarb School of Business. He is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.