Full Name
Steven Hanks
Job Title
President and CEO
Trinity Health New York, St. Peter’s Health Partners, and St. Joseph’s Health
Speaker Bio
Leading SPHP’s pandemic response, Dr. Hanks was a trusted resource to both colleagues and the community. In this critical role, he brought together not only SPHP’s colleagues, but also initiated unprecedented coordination among all regional hospitals, earning him an Empire Whole Health Hero award from Empire BlueCross, in partnership with the Albany Business Review.

An experienced physician executive with 30 years of progressive responsibility in a variety of healthcare organizations, Dr. Hanks was with the Cerner Corporation, a global health care information technology company in Kansas City, Missouri, before coming to SPHP. Prior to that, he spent more than a decade with Hartford HealthCare in Connecticut. During his tenure in Hartford, Dr. Hanks also held the position of Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education at the University of Connecticut.

Dr. Hanks holds a Bachelor of Science in neurosciences from the University of Rochester, where he also received his medical degree with Distinction in Research. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Rochester’s Strong Memorial Hospital.

During his early years in practice, Dr. Hanks earned a certificate in medical management from the American College of Physician Executives before going on to complete his master’s in medical management from Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz School of Public Policy in Pittsburgh. He is board certified in internal medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Federation of State Medical Boards.

Dr. Hanks lives in Latham, NY, with his wife, Lisa. They have four adult children, and one grandchild. He is splitting his time between Albany and Syracuse as the new regional leader of both organizations.
Steven Hanks