Lisa Schmidt, Senior Director of Ambulatory Services for WCHOB, has Role Expanded for the Buffalo General Medical Center

Released: 12/5/2011
Lisa Schmidt

As part of Kaleida Health’s emphasis on further developing its outpatient services available throughout Western New York, Lisa Schmidt’s role as Senior Director, Ambulatory Services, Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, has been expanded to include responsibility for Ambulatory Services within the Buffalo General Medical Center.

An expanded position that aligns leadership under one Senior Director, Schmidt is responsible for operations, financial management, strategic planning, facilities and staff management for ambulatory services within the Buffalo General Medical Center, which includes Ambulatory Services for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Primary Medicine Services for Buffalo General Hospital, the North Buffalo Medical Park at Hertel/Elmwood, Kaleida Health School Based Centers, Family Planning and Endocrinology/Diabetes.

“As it increasingly becomes the entry point for many patients we serve, our ambulatory setting is a strategic priority for Kaleida Health,” said Cheryl Klass, Senior Vice President of Operations, Buffalo General Medical Center.  “Lisa’s extensive experience in key areas throughout our delivery system uniquely qualifies her to further develop ambulatory services for those seeking care from Kaleida Health throughout Western New York and beyond.”

Before her role as Senior Director, Ambulatory Services for Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Schmidt began her career at Kaleida Health as Unit Manager of Women’s Health at Buffalo General Hospital and then became a senior member of the Kaleida Health Human Resources Department.  Schmidt then served as Manager of Ambulatory Clinics/Geriatric Ambulatory Clinic and then Project Coordinator, Performance Improvement, which included Master Black Belt – Six Sigma advanced training.  She has been a valuable member of the Kaleida Health leadership team since 1997.

In the community, Schmidt serves as Chairperson, Buffalo Prenatal Perinatal Network Personnel Committee. 

Schmidt received her Bachelor of Science degree from Medaille College and is currently enrolled in the Master’s Program at Daemen College.