David Smith http://wrvo.org en Former Upstate hospital president still on payroll, despite resignation http://wrvo.org/post/former-upstate-hospital-president-still-payroll-despite-resignation <p></p><p>Despite resigning as president of Upstate hospital amid questions about his compensation, Dr. David Smith is still being paid as a faculty member at the medical school.</p><p><a href="http://wrvo.org/post/suny-upstate-president-resigns-state-comptroller-announced-audit" target="_blank">When Dr. Smith resigned</a> as president of SUNY Upstate Medical University and University Hospital Nov. 15, he retained his status as a tenured professor of pediatrics. He’s been on medical leave from the position for over two months after undergoing back surgery.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:09:55 +0000 Ryan Delaney 50250 at http://wrvo.org Former Upstate hospital president still on payroll, despite resignation 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital http://wrvo.org/post/totalitarian-culture-and-pay-questions-upstate-hospital <p></p><p>In early November, Dr. David Smith resigned as president of the State University’s Upstate Medical University and University Hospital. Days before, the <a href="http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/198777/suny-investigating-extra-pay-for-upstate-medical-president/" target="_blank">Times Union in Albany had reported</a> Smith was close to leaving Syracuse’s biggest hospital to become president of Penn State University.</p><p>Instead, he’s found himself the subject of several investigations.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 48867 at http://wrvo.org 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit http://wrvo.org/post/suny-upstate-president-resigns-state-comptroller-announced-audit <p>The president of SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse is resigning from his position after being placed on leave. Meanwhile, the state comptroller has announced an audit of SUNY Upstate.<br /><br />In a statement, Dr. David Smith says his resignation from the university is necessary "so that this great institution can move on to even greater success." Smith announced his resignation on Thursday.<br /> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:52:02 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46866 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit