Albany Medical Center named a Clifton Park
woman as executive vice president to guide
policy, planning and communications, three
disciplines Albany Med President and CEO
James J. Barba calls increasingly critical to
the future of the region’s only academic health
Kim Fine, who joined Albany Med in 2008 as
senior vice president, was elevated to the role
of executive vice president, serving alongside
five other executives, including the center’s
chief operating officer, chief financial officer,
chief information officer, the head of Albany
Medical Center Hospital and the dean of Albany
She leads the team responsible for developing
policy and managing strategic planning for
the Medical Center as well as its marketing,
government relations, public relations and
“Kim’s very significant work over the last five years to advance the mission of the Medical Center, her wealth of experience, her ability to innovate and deliver, and her tremendous leadership in very significant disciplines have played, and will continue to play, an essential role as Albany Med continues to grow and fulfill our missions as the region’s premier health care institution,” said Barba.
Prior to joining Albany Med, Fine served as a deputy director of the state Division of the Budget. Previously she served with great distinction in the Office of the State Comptroller, including as deputy comptroller for Budget and Policy Analysis. Earlier in her career, she was director of government and community relations for the Center for Disability Services.
She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science and communications from New York University and began her career as a press assistant to former Gov. Mario Cuomo in the New York State Executive Chamber. She is a graduate of New York University.
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