James B. Conway, MS, LFACHE
IHI Senior Fellow
Former Adjunct Faculty, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Trustee, Lahey Health and Winchester Hospital

Jim Conway, currently Senior Fellow, IHI, served as an adjunct lecturer at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston from 2006-2016.  From 2006-2009 he was Senior Vice President of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and from 2005-2011, Senior Fellow.  During 1995-2005, he was Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston.  Prior to joining DFCI, he had a 27-year career at Children’s Hospital, Boston in Radiology Administration, Finance, and as Assistant Hospital Director. He holds a Master of Science degree from Lesley College, Cambridge, MA. A Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, he has served as a Distinguished Advisor to the Lucian Leape Institute for the National Patient Safety Foundation.  National Academy of Science (IOM) Committee service has included Identifying and Preventing Medication Errors, a Learning Healthcare System, and Optimizing Access and Scheduling.  Current Board service includes: board member, Winchester Hospital/Lahey Health; and board member & chair of the Quality of Care Committee, Lahey Health System.  In August of 2017 Jim was awarded the American Cancer Society St. George National Award.