Patricia Maryland has 40 years of healthcare administration experience. Most recently, she served as an executive vice president for Ascension and the president and chief executive officer at Ascension Healthcare, a leading non-profit health system operating more than 2,600 sites of care including hospitals and senior living facilities, from July 2017 through June 2019. Prior to that, Maryland held other executive and management positions in the Ascension organization for 13 years, including president and chief executive of the St. John Providence Health System and president of the Indianapolis Hospital, St. Vincent’s Health System. Prior to joining Ascension, Maryland worked in administrative roles with Detroit Medical Center, North Oakland Medical Centers, Cleveland Clinic Foundation and Mercy Hospital. Maryland also serves as a director on the board of Surgery Partners, Inc., an operator of surgical facilities and provider of ancillary services.