Geraldine McGinty

Geraldine McGinty, MD
Class of 2000
Current Work: 
Chief Strategy Officer, Weill Cornell Medicine

Describe what you do.

Support the development and execution of the strategy for our 1400 member Physician Organization.


How did you become interested in Healthcare? What drew you in?

My parents are nurses, I knew I wanted to be a doctor from when I was a little girl.


What do you enjoy most about your career or positon?

Shaping care delivery through payment policy.

How has your CBS experience influenced your career?

It has given me a skillset that I use every day.


What is your favorite CBS memory, such as a favorite professor, spot on campus, or social event?

Professor Diamond's negotiation class!


As a leader in healthcare, what qualities do you look for when hiring new MBA graduates?

Critical thinking, a good knowledge of the industry and empathy. We are, after all, taking care of patients even indirectly.