Rush University Medical Center CEO Dr. Larry Goodman to retire — 6 insights

Written by Eric Oliver | March 14, 2019 | Print  |

Chicago-based Rush University Medical Center and Rush University System for Health CEO Larry Goodman, MD, will retire in 2019.

What you should know:

1. Rush University System for Health is appointing Dr. Ranga Krishnan, MB to serve as CEO, and Rush University Medical Center is appointing Omar Lateef, MD, CEO.

2. The appointments are the result of a 14-month succession planning process.

3. Dr. Krishnan is Rush Medical College's current dean and the medical center's senior vice president.

4. Dr. Lateef is the system's CMO and is the medical center's senior vice president of medical affairs.

5. Dr. Goodman served as the medical center's CEO since February 2002. He became Rush's CEO when it was formed in March 2017.

6. "It has truly been a special honor and a privilege to be a part of the extraordinary transformation at Rush and to serve alongside the Rush community, with a singular focus on improving health." said Dr. Goodman.

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