Welsh named new head of women’s services at Valley Health System

Dr. Tia Welsh was named chair of women’s health for Valley Medical Group and director of obstetrics & gynecology for the Valley Hospital, Valley Health System announced.

Her appointment was effective Oct. 1.

Welsh will be a member of clinical leadership team at Valley Medical Group and the Valley Hospital, with oversight responsibility for the delivery of clinical services for women, including program development and strategic planning. She also will lead the development of an OB/GYN residency to be introduced at Valley in 2024.

“I am excited to embark on my new role with Valley Health System,” Welsh said. “It affords me the opportunity to continue to fulfill my goal of providing excellent care to women and serving as a strong advocate for my patients.”

Welsh is board-certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. She earned her medical degree and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at SUNY Brooklyn College of Medicine. She earned a Master of Public Health from Independence University, Salt Lake City, and certification as a Physician Executive from the American Academy of Physician Leaders.

She joined Valley from Sun River Health, formerly Hudson River Healthcare, where she served as director of women’s health, overseeing 16 practices and more than 40 providers across the Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island.