Madeline Bell has been named CEO of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, effective July 1. She'll succeed Dr. Steven Altschuler, who is retiring after 15 years.
Pat Fry, 57, will retire as president and CEO of Sutter Health, Sacramento, Calif., effective Jan. 4.
R. Craig McCoy has been named CEO at Bon Secours St. Francis Health System in Greenville, S.C., effective June 8.
Dr. David Shulkin, 55, is the nominee for undersecretary for health at the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department. His nomination, made earlier this spring, is pending before the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
Hayley Hovious has been named president of the Nashville Healthcare Council, a group that represents the region's influential for-profit healthcare industry. She begins her role June 1.
Dr. Eliseo Perez-Stable will be director of the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Stephen Grubbs has been named senior director of the new clinical affairs department of the American Society of Clinical Oncology in Alexandria, Va.
Dr. Gary Kaplan, 63, will be chairman of the National Patient Safety Foundation's Lucian Leape Institute, effective April 30.
The American Hospital Association has tapped Manuel Tomás León to lead its Institute for Diversity in Health Management.
Former Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, 66, will be CEO of the Better Medicare Alliance, a Washington-based lobbying organization that advocates for the private Medicare Advantage industry.
Dr. Julio Frenk, 61, will be president of the University of Miami, starting in September. Frenk, the university's first Hispanic president, replaces former HHS Secretary Donna Shalala, who has led the university since 2001.
Baton Rouge, La.-based Amedisys announced last week that it had hired a CFO, COO, CIO, chief human resources officer, chief strategy officer and senior VP of government affairs.