Ann L. Prestipino currently serves as the Senior Vice President for Strategy and Clinical at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization (MGPO) located in Boston, Massachusetts. Ann received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Biology from Brown University and a Masters in Public Health Degree from Yale University. She began working at the Massachusetts General Hospital during the 1980’s and has been there ever since. She began her career as the Assistant to the Director of Operations, moving on to the Administrative Director for Emergency Services and then becoming the Director of Patient Services. In 1989 Ann was promoted to the position of Assistant General Director for Surgical and Anesthesia Services and in 1992 became Vice President for these areas.
In 2001 she was promoted to Senior Vice President. She has overseen a wide variety of clinical/academic departments as well as many centers of excellence over the course of her career. In her current role Ann is directly responsible for all administrative and financial aspects including the clinical, educational and research programs in the Department of Emergency Medicine, as well as related hospital departments including the emergency department, perioperative services and other procedural areas and health system engineering. In addition, she serves as the senior executive responsible for strategic planning for the MGH/MGPO. She serves as Senior Advisor to the Partners Emergency Preparedness Committee and chairs the MGH Emergency Preparedness Committee. She sits on a wide number of committees involved in both the overall administration of the hospital, the physician organization as well as Partners Healthcare System. She is also a Teaching Associate at Harvard Medical School in its Department of Anesthesia.
In 2010, Ann was asked to establish the Office of Strategy Implementation for the Partners Healthcare System in addition to her MGH/MGPO role and served as its director on a part time basis until early 2013.
She serves as chair of the Board of Trustees of Boston MedFlight, is a member the American College of Health Care Executives.