Nia Wright, RN, has been named the senior director of Surgical Services. She is responsible for operations in all surgical departments including surgical scheduling, Edwards Surgical Pavilion, Endoscopy Suite, Pre-Anesthesia Testing Center, Surgical Preparation Unit, Short Stay Unit, Sterile Processing, Post-Anesthesia Care Unit, and Operating Rooms.
Wright joined AAMC in 2010 as the clinical director of the Edwards Surgical Pavilion and Endoscopy Unit. She is a member of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses and the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. Wright is also a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates. She sits on a number of committees within the hospital including the Patient Safety Committee and the Cultural Diversity Initiative.