UNC Hospitals, part of UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill, N.C., has promoted Brian Goldstein, M.D., to be the hospital division's executive vice president and chief operating officer effective July 1. He replaces Todd Peterson, who has directed UNC's hospital operations since 1989. Peterson, 64, is retiring on June 30.
Goldstein, 48, is chief of staff for UNC Hospitals and executive associate dean for clinical affairs at the UNC School of Medicine. He also serves on the UNC Health Care executive team and chairs the medical staff executive and teaching physicians oversight committees.