Chad Wable Appointed President of Mount Auburn Hospital
Cambridge, Mass. – Chad Wable, MS, MBA, FACHE, has joined Mount Auburn Hospital as its new president and will lead the hospital in its mission to deliver exceptional, patient-centered healthcare to Cambridge and the surrounding communities.
“Chad has a wealth of leadership experience within academic medical centers, community hospitals and integrated health systems,” said Michael Rowan, executive vice president for Hospital and Ambulatory Services of Beth Israel Lahey Health. “With Chad at the helm, Mount Auburn Hospital will continue to advance its long-standing commitment to deliver high-quality care to the communities we serve.”
Wable has more than two decades of experience leading hospitals and health systems. Most recently, Wable was interim chief executive officer of Pipeline Health, which includes seven hospitals and health networks in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas. Wable also founded and was president of Aspiresults, based in Cheshire, Conn., a healthcare consulting and advisory company focused on strategic planning, ambulatory care, and organizational effectiveness.
Wable also served as senior vice president, chief operating officer at Trinity Health of New England, which includes six hospitals, including a 600-bed academic medical center and a 300-bed community teaching hospital in Hartford and Waterbury, Conn., and Mercy Medical Center in Springfield, Mass. From 2008-2017, Wable was the president and chief executive officer of Saint Mary’s Health System in Waterbury.
“Chad is a seasoned healthcare executive, and we are so pleased to welcome him to Mount Auburn Hospital,” said Ken Barron, co-chair of the Mount Auburn Hospital Board of Trustees. “We know that under Chad’s leadership, Mount Auburn’s legacy of compassionate, excellent care will endure.”
“As we welcome Chad, we also extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Ed Huang, who has served as Mount Auburn’s interim president for the past six months,” added Jim Rafferty, co-chair Board of Trustees. “Ed has shepherded the hospital through the evolving challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are deeply grateful.” Huang will continue in his clinical leadership role as chair of the hospital’s Obstetrics & Gynecology department.
“I am honored for this opportunity to lead Mount Auburn Hospital,” said Wable. “I look forward to working with the hospital’s caring, compassionate and skilled caregivers and staff in our shared mission to support the health of our patients and community.”
Wable received his bachelor’s degree in biology and dual master’s degrees in community health education and business administration from West Virginia University. He is also active in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Hospital Association.
About Mount Auburn Hospital
Mount Auburn Hospital was founded in 1886. A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, its mission is to provide clinically excellent care with compassion and to teach students of medicine and the health professions.
Mount Auburn Hospital is a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,800 physicians and 36,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.