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Joseph Vasile

Joseph S. Vasile, MD, MBA

Title: President & CEO
Email: Joseph.Vasile@rochesterregional.org
Phone: 585.922.1511

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Joseph S. Vasile, MD, MBA joined GRIPA as President/CEO in July 2010.

Dr. Vasile is a practicing physician who is Board Certified in Psychiatry with a subspecialty in Geriatric Psychiatry. He has held several hospital and administrative appointments in Rochester, including Chief of the Behavioral Health Network for the Rochester General Health System, Director of Psychiatry and Mental Health Services at the Rochester Rehabilitation Center, Chief Psychiatrist for Geriatric Psychiatry, Intermediate Care and Neuropsychiatry Units at Rochester Psychiatric Center and Director of Acute Psychiatric Services at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Vasile has served on a number of hospital committees dedicated to quality, education, and organizational planning. He has been a member of GRIPA’s Finance Committee since 2003. Dr. Vasile is active in several professional and scientific societies and has published articles in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry and Schizophrenia Research. He is a member of the American College of Physician Executives and a Distinguished Fellow, of the American Psychiatric Association.

He completed his undergraduate studies at Yale University, received his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. Following a residency in Psychiatry at the University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Vasile completed a Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Vasile is a Clinical Professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is a requested speaker at at national events related to Accountable Care Organizations and their best practices.


Mark H. Belfer, DO, FAAFP

Title: Chief Medical Officer
Email: Mark.Belfer@rochesterregional.org
Phone: 585.922.1547

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Mark H. Belfer, DO, FAAFP joined GRIPA as Chief Medical Officer in October 2012.

Dr. Belfer most recently has served as Chief Medical Officer at St. Vincent Physician Group, a St. Vincent Health System-affiliated 220 plus physician, multi-specialty organization based in Indianapolis, Indiana. For the 2 previous years, he was the President and CMO of Akron General Partners Physician Group in Akron, Ohio. Prior to that, for six and one-half years he served as program director of the Akron General Medical Center / NEOMED Family Medicine Residency Program. Before coming to Akron, he had been in private practice in Warren, Ohio; was a program director at St. Elizabeth’s Family Medicine Program in Youngstown, Ohio; and served as a program director in Kansas City, Missouri. He is currently a Professor of Family Medicine at NEOMED and also Clinical Professor at RIT. He completed his internship at Grand Rapids (Michigan) Osteopathic Hospital and his residency training at Martin Army Community Hospital in Ft. Benning, GA. He is a graduate of Michigan State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science degree and the College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, IA where he earned his Doctor of Osteopathy degree. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

Dr. Belfer has held several leadership positions, including service as president of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians and president on the Board of Directors of the AAFP Foundation. He is active within the American Academy of Family Physicians, and recently served as Chair of the AAFP Finance and Insurance Commission as well as served as Chair of the AAFP Commission on Education. A former editorial board member for the Core Content Review of Family Medicine, Dr. Belfer continues to referee for American Family Physician, Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, Journal of Family Practice, Annals of Thoracic Medicine, Drugs & Aging, and Postgraduate Medicine. His teaching interests include procedural skills, practice management, and curriculum development. He has published and lectured in several areas, and is a frequently invited speaker on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lipid therapy, men’s health, cancer screening guidelines, Accountable Care Organizations, and practice management.


Bill Pelino

Bill Pelino, CPA, MBA

Title: Chief Operating & Financial Officer
Email: Bill.Pelino@rochesterregional.org
Phone: 585.922.1540

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Bill Pelino was named GRIPA Chief Operating Officer in 2008. He is part of the senior management team and has responsibilities for finance and operations throughout the company.

Prior to joining GRIPA the Rochester native served as Controller, Paychex Human Resources Business Unit and also previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Bill is a CPA and holds an MBA from the Simon School of Business, University of Rochester and an undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame.

He has served on a number of community organization boards including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Rochester Chapter and has been a "40 Under 40" Award Recipient.


Jamie Hayslip

Jamie Hayslip

Title: Chief Information Officer
Email: Jamie.Hayslip@rochesterregional.org
Phone: 585.922.0030

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With over 25 years experience Jamie has held a broad range of roles, from engineer to software developer to project manager to team director. As Chief Information Officer, he is responsible for managing all aspects of IT operations for both Cognisight and the Greater Rochester Independent Practice Association.

Jamie’s skills were honed as an IT consultant serving multiple clients in various industries. Because of his extensive experience at all organization levels, he has a solid understanding of what it takes to design, develop, and implement effective technical solutions.

Jamie holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Kettering University. His continued education includes certified training for project management professional, software development, and data warehousing.