The Board of Directors at Children’s National Medical Center announced today that Kurt Newman, MD has been named President and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2011. Dr. Newman has been at Children’s National for more than 25 years and currently serves as the Senior Vice President for the Center for Surgical Care and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation.
“Dr. Newman articulated an impressive vision to lead Children’s National,” said James Lintott, Chairman of the Board of Directors at Children’s National Medical Center. “He is an accomplished physician, researcher, educator and administrator and is poised to lead an already vibrant team dedicated to caring for kids.”