March 25, 2015

Members of the Suffolk PPS are invited to attend the Project Advisory Committee (PAC) Meeting tomorrow, March 26, 2015. The meeting will be held at the Islandia Marriott Long Island, 3635 Expressway Drive North, Islandia, NY 11749. Registration begins promptly at 8:30am, the meeting will begin at 9:00am, concluding at 12:00pm. Click here to view our program.    

Project Management flow chart with red marker on white paper.

The project work plan is a task-specific framework that guides project design, planning, initiation, monitoring & controlling and closing of every project task. The current drafts main purpose is to serve as a functional project management tool that can be used throughout the life of the DSRIP program.

The SCC plan identifies and delineates steps that need to be taken at the global PPS level and we will evolve and further define tasks at the partner-level. Click here to download.


To share your feedback, questions, inquiries, please email us.

Suffolk Care Collaborative Administration
Please join us in welcoming Linda S. Efferen, MD, MBA, FACP, FCCP, FCCM, VP, Medical Director to the Office of Population Health at Stony Brook Medicine.


Dr. Efferen comes to Stony Brook from South Nassau Communities Hospital, where she served as Senior Vice President & Chief Medical Officer and Clinical Professor of Medicine at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Prior to that, she was affiliated with the NSLIJ Health System as Associate Chair in the Department of Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center after serving as Division Chief for Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at SUNY Downstate. A member of many professional organizations, she has held leadership positions at the local, state and national levels.


A graduate of Fordham University and the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel, Dr. Efferen is board-certified in internal medicine, pulmonary disease, critical care medicine and palliative care. She has received numerous awards/honors, including a spot in the 2010 class of LI Business News' Long Island's Top 50 Business Woman and has been listed in Becker's Hospital Review of the top "130 Women Hospital and Healthcare Leaders to know" and "100 Chief Medical Officers to know," Consumers Research Council of America's Guide to America's Top Physicians, Castle Connolly's Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Guide, and Best Doctors' Best Doctors in America.


Dr. Efferen's medical expertise and collaborative leadership will further the SCC's mission and goal to meet the Triple Aim Initiate throughout Suffolk County.
Suffolk Care Collaborative

Office of Population Health

Stony Brook Medicine
HSC L5 Room 058
Stony Brook NY 11794-8520
Tel: (631) 638-2227