Dr. Leon Haley's Role at Grady

Accountable, dedicated, compassionate, charismatic, gracious, inspiring, strategic – are just some of the words that describe Leon L. Haley Jr., MD, MHSA.

For the past 16 years, the associate professor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine has embodied the meaning of leadership as chief of emergency medicine and deputy senior vice president of medical affairs at Grady Health System.

Now Dr. Haley is stepping outside the chaos of the Emergency Department for a new challenge as the Emory School of Medicine Executive Associate Dean of Clinical Services for Grady and Chief Medical Officer of the Emory Medical Care Foundation. As the chief liaison for the Emory School of Medicine and the Grady Health System, Dr. Haley is responsible for executive leadership, strategic vision and direction for Emory’s clinical, research and teaching practices at Grady.

We sat down with the new Executive Associate Dean of Clinical Services to talk about his vision and future for Emory @ Grady.