Community Leadership Award

Susan Fox, H.D. '22
President & CEO, White Plains Hospital 

Susan Fox, President & CEO of White Plains Hospital, is recognized as one of Westchester County’s most influential executives. A visionary leader, Susan has been at the forefront of the healthcare industry transformation regionally, over the last decade. By forging strategic partnerships and aligning and recruiting top clinical and administrative talent, Susan has driven the expansion of White Plains Hospital into a leading provider of advanced healthcare in the Hudson Valley. 

Susan first joined the WPH team in 2010 as Senior Vice President of Administration. In 2011 she was named Executive Vice President and then President in January 2013. Susan assumed the position of CEO of White Plains Hospital on May 1, 2015.

Prior to White Plains Hospital, Susan was a Senior Vice President at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System developing and overseeing Physician and Ambulatory Network Services. Prior to NSLIJHS, Susan was a Senior Manager of Health Care Consulting at Ernst and Young, where she specialized in strategy and hospital reengineering.  

Susan began her career as a pediatric intensive care nurse at New York Hospital in Manhattan and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University. She also holds a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Susan was appointed to the Board of Commissioners of The Joint Commission in January 2023. She serves as the Chairperson of the Westchester County Association, the Columbia University School of Nursing Board of Visitors, and the Board of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS). She is a former Chair of the American Hospital Association (AHA) – Regional Policy Board 2 and AHA Board of Trustees member. In addition to her multiple recognitions as a Crain’s New York Business Healthcare Leader, Susan has been named to the City & State Westchester Power 100 list multiple times and was named a Power Player and 2022 Healthcare Hero by Westchester Magazine. Susan has also been featured by 914 Inc. as one of its CEOs and Business Leaders of the Year and honored with the publication’s Women in Business Award. She is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine.