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From California and Ecuador to Cleveland Clinic’s first female chief of staff, Dr. Beri Ridgeway breaks barriers

From California and Ecuador to Cleveland Clinic’s first female chief of staff, Dr. Beri Ridgeway breaks barriers
As Cleveland Clinic's new chief of staff, Dr. Beri Ridgeway will report directly to Clinic president and CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic as the hospital system’s second-in-command. She will be the top doctor for every clinical program in the Cleveland Clinic system, from transplants to cardiac, explained Dr. Tommaso Falcone, chief of staff at Cleveland Clinic London.Ridgeway will report directly to Clinic president and CEO Dr. Tom Mihaljevic as the hospital system’s second-in-command. She will be the top doctor for every clinical program in the Cleveland Clinic system, from transplants to cardiac, explained Dr. Tommaso Falcone, chief of staff at Cleveland Clinic London.

” What Ridgeway is doing now is making Cleveland Clinic history as its first female chief of staff.Tommaso Falcone, chief of staff at Cleveland Clinic London.Ridgeway leaves her current position as associate chief of staff to take up her new post on Jan.“Being the first female chief of staff honors the women physicians, scientists, and caregivers who paved the way for me,” Ridgeway said.

” Mihaljevic said he tapped Ridgeway to become chief of staff because she is a compassionate and highly skilled leader.“In her role as Associate Chief of Staff, she led the organization through the reactivation of services during the COVID-19 pandemic while also serving as chair of the Women’s Health Institute,” Mihaljevic said in an email.

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