Michael J. Dacey, M.D.

President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Dacey, M.D.
“Dr. Mike Dacey joined Riverside Health System in January 2018 as Executive Vice President and Chief Clinical Operations Officer, he became President and Chief Operating Officer in 2019. He assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer on January 1, 2023. He previously served as president and chief operating officer for Kent Hospital and served the Care New England Health System (CNE) from 2000 through 2017.

During the three years prior to joining Riverside, Dr. Dacey oversaw Kent Hospital, a community teaching hospital with 2,200 employees and a medical staff of over 700 physicians. He was also appointed president of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island, a Brown University School of Medicine teaching hospital during 2015.

In an earlier role, Dr. Dacey served as chief clinical integration officer for Care New England and oversaw the Care New England Physician Organization. He was also involved in a number of other areas with Care New England including work with their medical group, value-based care and quality and safety.

Dr. Dacey earned his medical degree at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, finished his internal medicine residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, completed a multidisciplinary critical care medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and earned a Master of Science in health care management from Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr. Dacey is highly respected for his clinical work as a hospitalist and intensivist as well as for bringing expertise and a patient-focused approach to his leadership roles.”

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