Philadelphia, PA, October 03, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, St. Christopher’s Pediatric Associates and Drexel University College of Medicine are pleased to announce the appointment of Mary M. Moran, MD, to the positions of Pediatrician-in-Chief at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Chief Executive Officer of St. Christopher’s Pediatric Associates, and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics of Drexel University. She will also serve as Drexel’s Associate Dean for the Pediatric Clinical Campus at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. In these roles, Dr. Moran aims to bring together the best of academics and high-quality, high-value pediatric care.
Dr. Moran received her medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed her residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Following her residency, she joined the medical staff of St. Christopher’s and became a founding member of the Diagnostic Referral Center. She has played pivotal roles in the past both in the school and the hospital as Associate Director of the Residency Program, Director of the Pediatrics Clerkship, Assistant Dean for Clinical Education, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and most recently as Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development and Vice President of Medical Affairs.
Dr. Moran has served as Interim Chair and Pediatrician-in-Chief at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children since January 2015. She is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Drexel University and has been a member of the Department of Pediatrics since 1998. She has been recognized repeatedly locally and nationally as an outstanding clinician, educator, and leader. She is a 2008 graduate of Drexel’s Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.
“I am pleased that Dr. Moran will be an integral part of our leadership team here at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children,” says J. Mark McLoone, FACHE, CEO of St. Christopher’s. “Dr. Moran brings a deep sense of commitment to our organization, a passion for our mission and a skill set which includes the ability to lead through an understanding of the complexities of children’s health issues, academic medicine and the challenges of our business environment. I look forward to working with Dr. Moran in her new roles.”
As Vice President of Medical Affairs and Vice Dean for Faculty Affairs and Professional Development and Interim Chair and Pediatrician-in-Chief of the Department of Pediatrics of Drexel University College of Medicine at St. Christopher’s Hospital, Dr. Moran has demonstrated leadership that is reflective of both great institutions.
“Dr. Moran’s experience in pediatrics and her excellent rapport with the medical community and leaders will be beneficial as St. Christopher’s and Drexel continue to grow,” says Warren Stowell, Vice President, Physician Practice Management, Tenet Physician Resources. “I have great confidence in Dr. Moran as she embarks on these new roles.”
Daniel V. Schidlow, MD, Annenberg Dean and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at Drexel University College of Medicine, says, “It is with pleasure and anticipation that I look forward to Dr. Moran’s stewardship of the pediatric faculty as Chair of the College’s Department of Pediatrics and Associate Dean for the Pediatric Campus at SCHC. She brings to the job a wealth of experience in academics, and outstanding skills as a mentor, communicator and advocate for the faculty. She will play an important role in strengthening the collaboration and academic ties between the college, the hospital and the pediatric faculty at large.”