Andrew Ziskind named president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Andrew Ziskind, associate vice president for clinical programs and vice dean for clinical affairs, has been appointed president of Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, effective May 1.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, the 1,374-bed affiliated teaching hospital of the School of Medicine at Washington University Medical Center, is the largest hospital in Missouri and the largest private employer in St. Louis.
Since his appointment to the UW School of Medicine in 1999, Ziskind has been responsible for coordinating clinical services across the UW Medicine system. He also has overseen clinical initiatives, hospital alliances, practice acquisitions, risk management, contracting, and payer relations.
Before joining the UW, Ziskind, a cardiologist, held various leadership positions with the University of Maryland, where he was vice president of clinical services, director of the Heart Center, and director of the Managed Care Department.