Hospitals are the cornerstone of health care in Upstate communities. IHA represents 54 hospitals and health systems in 32 counties of Upstate New York. Our hospitals are located in 5 regions of New York State: the Capital Region, Mohawk Valley, North Country, Central New York, and the Southern Tier. The beautiful geography of the region and the diversity of the many communities make Upstate a wonderful place to live, work, and practice medicine.
As the healthcare environment is ever-changing, IHA hospital members are continually seeking physicians trained in various specialties to introduce to current and developing opportunities. At any given time, there may be as many as 100 different practice situations.
Upstate’s hospitals and health systems offer health care professionals a special quality of life as well. Our hospitals are community focused and committed to ensuring that every patient receives personal attention and high quality care. Hospitals are located in virtually every type of environment in which you’d like to live and work. Our largest medical centers are in mid-sized manageable cities with an urban flavor and plenty of cultural activities, and our smallest hospitals are located in some of the most picturesque communities.
Upstate hospitals play a lead role in physician recruitment to secure the ability of our health systems to provide readily available health care in Upstate communities. IHA supports the physician recruitment and retention efforts of our hospitals and wants to help physicians explore the vast opportunities in our region.