Eric Bieber, MD has been named president and CEO of Rochester Regional Health System (RRHS) in Rochester, New York. He is the founding CEO of the newly formed RRHS, which is a merger of Rochester General Health System and Unity Health System. This multi-hospital, integrated delivery system has revenues of approximately $2 billion, 15,000 employees and is the number two employer in Rochester. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Bieber acted in a dual role as both the president of University Hospitals' Community Hospitals West Region and the president of University Hospitals' Accountable Care organizations. In this two-fold position, Eric had responsibility managing multiple hospitals and led six ACOs with over 200,000 attributed lives and $1 billion in associated revenue. In addition, Dr. Bieber was previously system chief medical officer and at different points and time had responsibility for graduate medical education and all hospital CMOs, system utilization/case management, system clinical research activities, system medical staff credentialing and system quality.
A native of Chicago, Dr. Bieber attended Illinois Wesleyan University, receiving a BA in biology. He then went on to attain a master's degree in microbiology from Illinois State University, an MD from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, and an MS in healthcare management from Harvard University's School of Public Health
Eric and his wife, whom he met while attending medical school, have two sons. Their oldest son recently graduated from Pennsylvania State University and their youngest plays on the varsity golf team at Duke University. When he isn't working, Dr. Bieber enjoys listening to music and plays in several rock and jazz bands.