Henry Chung, M.D. retired in 2022 after serving as Senior Medical Director for Behavioral Health Integration Strategy at Montefiore Care Management Organization (CMO) and Professor of Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Chung led the implementation of behavioral health integration initiatives in the Montefiore Health System and its affiliated partners. He is also Chair of the Committee of Integrated Care of the American Psychiatric Association.
Dr. Chung has a national track record of progressive achievement and leadership in multiple sectors of healthcare including community health, pharmaceutical, global university health, and academic medical centers. He has contributed notable scholarly work and led regional and national initiatives in the integration of behavioral health and primary care. In 2012, he received the Lewis and Jack Rudin Prize for Medicine and Health awarded by the New York Academy of Medicine and the Greater New York Hospital Foundation for his contributions to the NYC health care delivery system. From 2014-2018, he was a member of the National Advisory Council of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. From 2015-2018, Dr Chung led a 4 year grant by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovations to integrate and sustain behavioral healthcare in primary care using the collaborative care model. More recently, he led the development of a new continuum based framework for behavioral health integration in primary care that is being widely used in NYS health reform initiatives. In 2020, he received a new 7 year award from CMS working with the NYS Department of Health to lead a Bronx based initiative called Integrating Care for Kids (InCK) which will improve children and family outcomes through: coalition building; care management across medical, behavioral, school and social service sectors; quality improvement and data sharing; and the development of an alternative payment model.