The University of Pennsylvania Health System (UPHS) recently named Kevin B. Mahoney as its next CEO. Mr. Mahoney will officially begin in the new position on July 1, succeeding Ralph W. Muller, who has served as UPHS’s CEO since 2013.

After a national search, UPHS officials determined that Mr. Mahoney—with his 23 years of experience serving within the organization—would be the best fit for the role. Specifically, UPHS officials cited Mr. Mahoney’s breadth of experience, depth of knowledge of health care, and personal commitment to UPHS’s vision as reasons for its decision. Mr. Mahoney has worked for UPHS since 1996.

The University of Pennsylvania Health, or Penn Medicine, is a world-renowned academic medical center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with hospitals ranked top 10 in the nation.

This was reported by Fierce Healthcare on March 21, 2019.

Contact Information: Penn Medicine, 133 South 36th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104; (215) 662-2560; Website:

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