Northwestern Memorial Hospital Names New President

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Northwestern Memorial Health Care (NMHC) named on Monday Richard J. Gannotta its new President of Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Senior Vice President of NMHC effective on February 10.

“Rick is an accomplished healthcare executive who understands academic health systems like ours,” NMHC President and CEO Dean Harrison said. “He has a track record for working collaboratively and achieving results. We expect Rick to play an important role in the leadership of Northwestern Medicine.”

Currently serving as president of Duke Raleigh Hospital, Gannotta will lead hospital operations in support of Northwestern Memorial’s Patients First mission.

He will work closely with the leadership of NMHC and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine to advance Northwestern Medicine, the health system’s and medical school’s shared vision.

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