Sue van der Sommen, FACHE, FACMPE
Sue van der Sommen has been in healthcare administration for more than 25 years. After spending 17 years at Bassett Healthcare in Cooperstown, N.Y., in a variety of leadership roles, Ms. van der Sommen joined Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital as senior director of the Cancer & Blood Disorders Institute. She also assumed administrative oversight of the International Program and Maternal Fetal Neonatal Institute during leadership transition. It was during her tenure at Johns Hopkins All Children’s that Ms. van der Sommen was charged with co-leading the rebuilding of the Heart Institute. Ms. van der Sommen joined Allegheny Health Network in February 2021, where she was vice president of the Pediatrics Institute until July 2022. She is a fellow of the American College of Medical Practice Executives. She received her undergraduate degree in English from New York University and a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Walden University. Ms. van der Sommen is board certified in healthcare management as an ACHE Fellow.