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WELLESLEY – Newton-Wellesley Hospital (NWH), a member of Mass General Brigham, today, January 19, named Ellen Moloney as its next president and chief operating officer, effective March 1, 2023.

She succeeds Errol R. Norwitz, MD, PhD, MBA.

“Since I first joined the Newton-Wellesley family in the hospital’s laboratory a quarter-century ago, I have grown to deeply appreciate its significance to our patients and our community,” Moloney said. “Newton-Wellesley is truly a special place, providing safe, high-quality, and compassionate care closer to our patients’ homes, while also connecting our patients with the world-class care available across Mass General Brigham. It is a privilege to work alongside so many exceptional colleagues, and I am excited to now have the opportunity to lead this remarkable organization and continue to build its legacy.”

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A seasoned healthcare executive who first joined Newton-Wellesley in 1997, Moloney has been instrumental in the hospital’s success, playing a key role in the design and implementation of countless strategic initiatives and programs. Her accomplishments include the development and significant expansions of cancer, breast imaging, and ambulatory care services, as well as the implementation of the hospital’s electronic medical record system.

Most recently, she oversaw Newton-Wellesley’s capacity management and mitigation efforts and critical infrastructure upgrades, among other organizational priorities. Her knowledge, leadership skills, and dedication will help Newton-Wellesley continue to build upon its reputation for excellence and increase healthcare access for residents in the community.

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Prior to serving as Newton-Wellesley’s COO for the past eight years, Moloney served as the hospital’s Director of Clinical Ancillary Services and as Senior Vice President for Outpatient Services.

She will also become Newton-Wellesley’s first woman president, further demonstrating the hospital’s commitment to equity and representation.

Newton-Wellesley Hospital (nwh.org) is a not-for-profit, full-service, comprehensive medical center and community-based hospital located in Newton, Massachusetts. A member of the Mass General Brigham system, the hospital provides direct, high-quality inpatient and outpatient care in the Greater Boston community. Named one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, and with a 140-year history of serving our community, the organization places the patient and their family at the center of everything it does. Newton-Wellesley excels at prevention and wellness, along with acute care and disease treatment.

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The hospital provides a wide range of services, with a medical staff of more than 2,500 providers. Newton-Wellesley is also a major teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine and has established post-graduate training programs for residents of Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


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