ChristianaCare chief operating officer announced

By Craig Anderson
Posted 6/28/23

Richard G. Cuming has been appointed chief operating officer of ChristianaCare.

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ChristianaCare chief operating officer announced


WILMINGTON — Richard G. Cuming has been appointed chief operating officer of ChristianaCare.

Mr. Cuming has been serving as interim COO since the beginning of 2023. He joined ChristianaCare in 2016 as the system’s first chief nurse executive.

In his role, he will oversee the delivery of efficient and fiscally responsible system operations. He also works with other leaders to ensure high-quality and safe patient care.

Prior to joining ChristianaCare, Mr. Cuming oversaw the operations and strategic direction of nursing, perioperative and emergency services at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park, MossRehab, Einstein Physicians Center One and Willowcrest Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He also previously worked at Jackson Health System, Miami, as senior vice president and chief nursing executive, and as senior vice president and chief administrative officer at Jackson South Medical Center, Miami.

Mr. Cuming serves on the board of directors of the DAISY Foundation and on the board of trustees of the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses. He was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing and is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows program and The Wharton School’s General Management Program.

The COO earned his diploma of collegial studies in nursing at John Abbott College, Montreal; his Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Ottawa; his Master of Science in nursing at the University of Miami; and his doctorate in adult education and human resource development, with a minor in advanced nursing administration, from Florida International University.

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