Speaker

Kate Walsh

President/CEO
Boston Medical Center

Kate Walsh is president/CEO of the Boston Medical Center health system, with annual operating revenue of $4.9 billion. BMC is a private, not-for-profit, 514-bed academic medical center dedicated to meeting all the needs of its patients—needs that often transcend the scope of traditional medicine, such as food and housing—and advancing health equity within the communities it serves. The primary teaching affiliate of Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center has nearly 6,000 employees and 755 physicians who are affiliated with Boston University Medical Group. BMC Health System also includes the BMC HealthNet Plan, a Medicaid managed care organization with more than 400,000 members in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, and Boston HealthNet, a network affiliation of 14 community health centers throughout Boston. Prior to her appointment at Boston Medical Center, Ms. Walsh served as executive vice president/COO of Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She served previously as COO for Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research and at Massachusetts General Hospital in positions including senior vice president of medical services and the MGH Cancer Center. Prior to her tenure at Mass General, she held positions in numerous New York City hospitals, including Montefiore, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Saint Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital Center and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation. Ms. Walsh received her Bachelor of Arts degree and a master’s degree in public health from Yale University. She has served as a member of the board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and currently serves on the boards of Boston Public Health Commission, the Massachusetts Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, Pine Street Inn and Yale University.

Sessions

Monday, March 20
3:15–4:15 p.m.
Leadership Insights: Women Healthcare Leaders Series - Finding Your Strengths