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Webinar: Physician Evolution – Transforming from Clinician to Administrator

January 28, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm






Have you ever thought about making the pivotal transition from your clinical responsibilities as a physician to becoming an administrative leader? If so, we are hosting the perfect webinar for you!

Join CTAHE on Thursday, January 28, 5:30pm-6:30pm, for “Physician Evolution: Transformation from Clinician to Administration”, featuring three highly successful senior physician leaders:

  1. Dr. Justin B. Lundbye, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Waterbury HEALTH
  2. Dr. Mary O’Connor, Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine
  3. Dr. Peter Yu, Senior Vice President and Physician-in-Chief, Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute

With the increasing challenges facing healthcare, the field is always in a growing need for dynamic physicians who have the desire and drive to gain the skill sets to transition into administrative leadership roles. Physicians bring a unique perspective that is integral to success of any organization. Our speakers will provide us insight into their journey and highlight their development along the way as well the challenges they faced as they developed into their current senior leadership roles. It will truly be a highly informative session, and a unique opportunity to ask our panel questions that are personalized to your own career goals.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Gain firsthand knowledge from physicians about their evolution from clinical to healthcare administrators
  2. Understand the challenges that come with being a physician leader, and successful approaches to manage these challenges
  3. Receive personalized advice from our speakers on how to make the transition from being a clinician to an administrator

This program is complimentary to attend – Click here to register now! 

This program has been approved for 1.0 credit of ACHE Qualified Education 

Meet Our Speakers


Justin B. Lundbye, MD, FACC, MBA, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Waterbury HEALTH
Dr. Justin Lundbye is Chief Medical Officer of Waterbury Hospital. He is a natural leader with a strong, longstanding experience in leading clinical enterprises. He originally led the Hartford Hospital Cardiac ICU as its Medical Director and served as Director of Cardiology Inpatient Services at Hartford Hospital prior to joining Waterbury Hospital. At Waterbury Hospital. Dr. Lundbye is responsible for managing all the health organization’s clinical services to ensure safe, effective delivery and does so with a results-oriented, team-based approach. He has most recently been recognized as a recipient of the 2020 Leadership Award from the Waterbury Regional Chamber of Commerce Healthcare Council.

A cardiologist by training, he completed his medical residency at UConn Medical Center and his fellowship at Hartford Hospital. He earned his MBA in 2018 from The Isenberg School of Management at UMass-Amherst.

Dr. Lundbye grew up in Stavanger, Norway, and moved to the United States with his family when he was 17, finishing high school in Simsbury, Conn., before attending college in Chicago and medical school in Dominica in the Caribbean. He lives with his wife, Kristen; his daughter, Elana; his son, Jude, and his two dogs in Fairfield.


Dr. Mary O’Connor, Professor of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. O’Connor is Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at Yale School of Medicine. She is a national leader for health equity and chairs Movement is Life, a multi-stakeholder coalition committed to eliminating musculoskeletal health disparities. Dr. O’Connor is the previous Director of the Center for Musculoskeletal Care at Yale School of Medicine and Yale New Haven Health. She led the creation of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Fragility Hip Fracture program and continues to chair this multi-specialty committee.

After graduating from Yale University with a degree in biochemistry, Dr. O’Connor attended Drexel University College of Medicine and the completed her orthopedic surgery residency and fellowship at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. She joined the staff at Mayo Clinic in Florida (MCF) and held numerous leadership roles including Chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery (MCF), Medical Director for Philanthropy (MCF), member of the Executive Operations Team (MCF) and Medical Director of the Office of Integrity and Compliance for Mayo Clinic. She has also served as President of the International Society of Limb Salvage, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons and the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society. She is past Chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Diversity Advisory Board.


Dr. Peter Yu, Physician-in-Chief, Hartford Healthcare Cancer Institute
Dr Peter Yu currently serves as Senior Vice President as well as Physician-in-Chief of the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute. He is a highly accomplished, internationally respected cancer expert and physician leader with more than 30 years of experience and leadership. In 2015 he served as president of the prestigious American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), which represents nearly 40,000 professionals in all cancer subspecialties. Dr. Yu, a medical oncologist and hematologist, prior to joining to Hartford HealthCare served as director of cancer research for Palo Alto Medical Foundation in California, where he worked since 1989.

In his current role as physician-in-chief, Dr. Yu is responsible for working closely and collaboratively with physicians and nurses who practice within the Hartford HealthCare Cancer Institute to ensure a single, elevated standard of world-class care for patients with various types and stages of cancer.


Program Moderated By 

Arpit M. Chhabra, MD
Director of Education
Radiation Oncologist
New York Proton Center

Stephen Liebowitz, MHA
Senior Associate


January 28, 2021
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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