HCA Healthcare and the UCF College of Medicine have named Wendy H. Brandon, FACHE, as CEO of UCF Lake Nona Medical Center. Slated to open by the end of 2020, the hospital strives to represent the future of medicine in Central Florida while delivering outstanding training for physicians. Brandon will begin her new role on January 1, 2019.
With more than two decades of experience in healthcare leadership, Brandon has served for 10 years as CEO of HCA’s Central Florida Regional Hospital, a 221-bed facility in Sanford. Her achievements include overseeing the launch of the hospital’s Level II Trauma Center, opening the region’s first freestanding emergency department and leading the development of Oviedo Medical Center. Previously, she led Englewood Community Hospital in HCA’s West Florida Division.
“Wendy is a seasoned, dynamic leader who has played a pivotal role in our partnership with UCF at Lake Nona, and we are excited to have her lead our newest hospital in the Central Florida region,” said Michael P. Joyce, FACHE, President of HCA Healthcare’s North Florida Division. “Under her leadership, we will advance healthcare in Lake Nona Medical City, improve quality of life for the community and provide education that ignites careers in medicine at UCF Lake Nona Medical Center.”
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