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James Bernard Conway

James Bernard Conway, American hospital administrator, consultant. Diplomate American College Healthcare Execs. Recipient District award of Merit boy Scouts American, 1984, Oliver Morrill award Massachusetts Society Radiologic Technologists, 1980, others.


  • Conway, James Bernard was born on January 6, 1947 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Jay and Nora M. (O'Leary) Conway.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Boston State College, 1969. Master of Arts Applied Management, Lesley College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992.


    • Radiology administrator Children's Hospital, Boston, 1972—1985, assistant to vice president finance, 1985—1987, director operations, 1987—1995. Chief operating officer Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 1995—2005. Senior fellow Institute Healthcare Improvement, since 2005.

      President HCD Hospice. Senior consultant Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, since 2005. Adjunct faculty Harvard School Public Health, since 2004.

      Faculty School Management, Cambridge, 1995-2003. Board directors Children's Hospital Federal Credit Union, 1973-1980. Speaker, presenter in field.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American College Healthcare Execs.


    • Member editorial board Risk Management Foundation, Cambridge, 1991-1995. Contributor articles to professional jours.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Ronald McDonald House, 1992-2002, member hospitality program, 1992-2002. Board directors Boy Scouts Am. Fellow American Healthcare Radiology Administrators (board directors, chair 1978-1985, Gold award 1982).

    Member American Society Quality Control, Healthcare Management Association, Massachusetts Hospital Association (board directors).



    Travel, gardening, genealogy, singing.


    • Married Joanne M. Duffy, November 30, 1969. Children: Christopher, Kerry, Peter.
    • father: John Jay Conway
    • mother: Nora M. (O'Leary) Conway
    • spouse: Joanne M. Duffy
    • children: Christopher Conway
    • Kerry Conway
    • Peter Conway
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    Born January 6, 1947
    (age 70)