Yale New Haven president to step down; successor named

Keith Churchwell, MD, will be successful Mr. DAquila as president of Yale New Haven Hospital.

During his period, he is credited with playing a key role in advancement of service lines such as the Smilow Cancer Hospital, heart and vascular, and Yale New Haven Childrens Hospital..

Richard DAquila, president of Yale New Haven (Conn.) Hospital and Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health, will step down, reliable Oct. 5.

Most just recently, Dr. Churchwell was COO and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health System. He also previously acted as senior vice president overseeing the health systems heart and vascular service line. He signed up with Yale New Haven Health after serving as executive director and CMO of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical.

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Mr. DAquila signed up with Yale New Haven Hospital in 2006 as executive vice president and COO. He was named president of the hospital in 2012 and became president of Yale New Haven Health in 2016..

” Rick has been an excellent partner with Yale Medicine,” stated Paul Taheri, MD, CEO of Yale Medicine, in a news release. “Together we developed an exceptional medical practice that equals anyone in the country. Rick is tough-minded, purposeful and tactical, all of which make him a great associate and an extraordinary leader.”.

He is board-certified in internal medication and heart disease

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” Rick has been an excellent partner with Yale Medicine,” said Paul Taheri, MD, CEO of Yale Medicine, in a news release. Most just recently, Dr. Churchwell was COO and executive vice president of Yale New Haven Health System. He signed up with Yale New Haven Health after serving as executive director and CMO of the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute at Nashville, Tenn.-based Vanderbilt University Medical.