BOSTON – (August 4, 2015) – Joslin Diabetes Center today announced that David DiFiore has joined its executive team as Vice President of Clinical Operations. In his new position, Mr. DiFiore will be responsible for all clinical operations to ensure Joslin continues delivering cutting-edge diabetes care and research. 

Prior to joining Joslin, Mr. DiFiore was Director of Finance and Clinical Services for the Department of Pediatrics at Boston Medical Center, overseeing the administration, finance and operations of more than 100 physicians and the pediatric service line, including ambulatory operations, emergency and inpatient services.  He previously served as a Clinical Manager at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, where he directed operational components of Cardiology, Vascular Medicine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Electrocardiology, Echocardiology and Cardiac Rehabilitation.

“David offers valuable experience as a results-driven healthcare leader with over 20 years of physician practice and clinical service management experience,” said Robert A. Gabbay, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Joslin and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. “He has a proven record of attaining operational excellence, delivering clinical services aligned with optimal patient-centered care and improving financial performance.”

Mr. DiFiore received a BS in Biology from Boston College and an MBA from Boston University.  He is a member of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) and Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA).