Catholic Health is pleased to announce Aaron Chang, MHA, FACHE as the President of Sisters of Charity Hospital. He will oversee both the hospital’s Main Street and St. Joseph campuses.
Chang comes to Catholic Health from St. John’s Regional Medical Center and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital, part of the Commonspirit Health/Dignity Health System, where he served as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, he held leadership positions with Palmdale Regional Medical Center, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, in Palo Alto, California. He is a graduate of the University of California – Davis, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Science, and from California State University – East Bay, where he earned his Master of Science in Healthcare Administration. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification.
Aaron Chang, MHA, FACHE
About Aaron Chang
“Aaron is a performance and results driven leader with a proven track record of creating a positive work environment and an exceptional patient experience,” said Mark Sullivan, President & CEO of Catholic Health. “His dedication and compassionate approach to healthcare align perfectly with Catholic Health’s Mission and Values.”
As President, Chang will oversee day-to-day operations, maintain the financial health of the hospital and a continued focus on quality and patient satisfaction. He will direct the site-level execution of Catholic Health’s strategic vision, policies, and mission. Chang will also be at the forefront when Catholic Health launches Epic, the most advanced Electronic Health Record (EHR) available, November 1.
“Aaron’s medical and business experience and commitment to patient quality and safety, make him the ideal person to take on the responsibility of continuing the tradition of first-in-class care at Sisters Hospital,” said Marty Boryszak, Senior Vice President of Acute Care. “His forward thinking and approachable, energetic style will complement both the Catholic Health and Sisters leadership teams.”
Chang will relocate from California to Buffalo with his family and assume the role as Sisters Hospital President in early October.