AAMC has two new senior leaders:
• Julie McGovern, Vice President, Human Resources: Julie joins us from Chilton Hospital and Atlantic Health System in New Jersey and has executive experience in various HR roles, including health benefits administration, talent development and recruitment. Julie is author of the book The Happy Employee.
• Paula Widerlite, Chief Strategy Officer: Paula leads AAMC’s strategic planning and business development efforts and also oversees marketing, wellness, community outreach, legislative and government affairs, and coordinates the advancement of several clinical service lines. Paula joins us from Adventist HealthCare in Maryland where she served for 21 years in progressive senior roles, including vice president of system strategy and chief development officer. Coordinating planning and business initiatives, Paulahelped Adventist grow into the state’s fourth largest health system.
The AAMC Board of Trustees has named new officers and three new members for 2014. The new officers are: Edward Gosselin, chair; Gary Jobson, vice chair; Leisa Russell, treasurer; and Maulik Joshi, Dr. PH, secretary. New additions to the Board of Trustees include:
• James Chambers, a private equity investor in various industries and an operating partner at Summer Street Capital Partners.
• Patricia Darrow-Smith, who co-founded White House Black Market, a specialty retailer of women’s clothing and accessories.