Dr. Kevin Churchwell
President and CEO, Boston Children's Hospital
Churchwell has used his position in the industry to advocate for equity and diversity. As president and chief operating officer of Boston Children’s Hospital, he spearheaded a revamp of the pediatric teaching hospital’s structure to foster an inclusive learning environment. After becoming CEO in 2021, he continued to emphasize the importance of addressing disparities in outcomes and reducing barriers to care, including by testifying before Congress about the need for more federal funding for behavioral health. He has also established several Offices of Health Equity and Inclusion at hospitals around the country.