Margaret (Meg) McGoldrick has been appointed president of Abington-Jefferson Health in Abington, Pa., where she has served as chief operating officer since 1999. McGoldrick is responsible for Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health and Abington-Lansdale Hospital, as well as five outpatient centers and two urgent care centers, according to a news release.
“Abington has benefited from Meg’s expert leadership and fiscal responsibility during the 16 years she has been responsible for operations,” Laurence M. Merlis, EVP, COO, Jefferson Health, said in the release. “She has a no-nonsense approach to leadership, coupled with strong values, trustworthiness and unlimited energy.”
Prior to joining Abington, McGoldrick held executive leadership roles with Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia and the Medical College of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.
McGoldrick is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a Baldrige Executive Fellow with the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program. She serves on the board of directors of several organizations, including the Gift of Life Foundation, the Health Care Improvement Foundation, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, the March of Dimes of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the EMS Council of Montgomery County.
McGoldrick earned a BA in political science and an MBA in healthcare administration from Temple University. She received her MS in organizational dynamics and MPhil in leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.