Title Changes for Three UW Medicine Leaders

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Side-by-side Portraits of Brandenburg, Hecker and Hayes
From left to right: Lisa Brandenburg, Cindy Hecker and Paul Hayes
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Lisa Brandenburg, Cindy Hecker and Paul Hayes have new UW Medicine titles, effective Jan. 1, 2020, Dr. Paul Ramsey, CEO of UW Medicine, announced. Ramsey said that these changes better align the UW Medicine system with the titles used by other health systems. These titles are not associated with any changes in areas of responsibility and oversight. 

Lisa Brandenburg, President, UW Medicine Hospitals & Clinics 

Lisa Brandenburg's new title is president of UW Medicine Hospitals & Clinics. In this role, Brandenburg oversees the operations of the UW Medicine clinical entities. She also continues to serve as a senior officer of the University of Washington as vice president for Medical Affairs.  

Cindy Hecker, Chief Executive Officer, University of Washington Medical Center

Cindy Hecker is now chief executive officer of UW Medical Center. Hecker is responsible for both the Montlake and Northwest campuses of UW Medical Center, which provide clinical services and advanced care for residents in Washington state and beyond.

Paul Hayes, Chief Executive Officer, Harborview Medical Center

Paul Hayes is now chief executive officer of Harborview Medical Center, the only Level I adult and pediatric trauma and burn center in Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. Harborview also has a vital role in serving King County’s vulnerable populations and in providing specialized care for patients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

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