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History in Healthcare: Megan Bonney's Inspiring Journey



In a groundbreaking announcement, CHI St. Vincent has appointed Megan Bonney as the President of CHI St. Vincent North, making her the first black woman and woman to hold this prestigious position. With an impressive track record in healthcare administration, Megan Bonney's journey from Administrative Fellow to President is a testament to her dedication and excellence in the field.


A Decade of Dedication

With over a decade of experience in healthcare management and leadership, Megan Bonney embarked on her career journey at CHI St. Vincent in 2015 as an Administrative Fellow. Since then, she has continuously demonstrated her commitment and passion for advancing healthcare services.


Strategic Growth and Direction

Throughout her tenure, Bonney has played pivotal roles, from Planning Analyst for Strategy and Business Development to the Director of Orthopedic Services in 2019. In this role, she directed and led the strategic growth of CHI St. Vincent's orthopedic services, showcasing her ability to drive positive change within the organization.



Photo of Chi St. Vincent North taken from their website: www.chistvincent.com
Photo of Chi St. Vincent North taken from their website: www.chistvincent.com

Expanded Leadership

In 2022, Bonney's role expanded to Director of Orthopedics and Cardiovascular Services, where she provided oversight and led the growth of both orthopedic and cardiovascular services. Her dynamic leadership and strategic vision have contributed significantly to the advancement of healthcare services at CHI St. Vincent.


Educational Excellence

Megan Bonney's academic background further underscores her commitment to excellence. Holding a master's degree in health administration from Cornell University Sloan Program in Health Administration and a bachelor's degree from the University of Rochester, she brings a wealth of knowledge to her leadership role.


Leadership Beyond Boundaries

Beyond her academic achievements, Bonney has completed prestigious leadership programs, including the CommonSpirit Emerging Leaders Program, the CommonSpirit Operations Leadership Academy, and the Walton College Leadership Circle for Healthcare. These experiences have equipped her with the skills and insights necessary for transformative leadership.


Community Impact

As the President of CHI St. Vincent North, Megan Bonney will be responsible for the overall operations of the hospital, working in alignment with the broader mission of CHI St. Vincent healthcare system to provide accessible and quality care for Arkansans. Her dedication to improving efficiencies and building relationships reflects her commitment to ensuring top-notch care for the community.


Megan Bonney's historic appointment as the first black woman and woman to serve as President of CHI St. Vincent North marks a significant milestone in healthcare leadership. Her dynamic leadership, strategic acumen, and commitment to excellence position her as a trailblazer in the industry. As we celebrate this achievement, we look forward to witnessing the positive impact she will undoubtedly make in advancing healthcare accessibility and quality in Arkansas. Congratulations to Megan Bonney on this well-deserved accomplishment!


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