Denice Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA, is the Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Health Services at Children’s National Health System. In this role she leads all regional ambulatory clinical operations including eight pediatric subspecialty regional outpatient centers, two emergency departments, seven general pediatrics health centers, nine pediatric practices, seven school-based health centers, three mobile medical units, as well as nursing services in DC Public Schools and Public Charter Schools. Dr. Cora-Bramble has direct responsibility for more than 1,000 physicians, nurses, and administrative staff members and oversees a budget of approximately $113 million. She is accountable for the physician business enterprise at Children’s National focused on operational efficiency, patient satisfaction, access to timely services, fiscal responsibility, and shared accountability. She also oversees the strategic alliance, vaccine group purchasing contracts, and other activities of the Children’s National Health Network which includes more than 1,400 providers in six states.
After finishing a Bachelor of Science degree at George Washington University, Dr. Cora-Bramble completed her medical and pediatric residency training at Howard University and a Master in Business Administration with a concentration in Medical Services Management from Johns Hopkins University. Her professional development also included a three year W.K. Kellogg Foundation Leadership fellowship. Dr. Cora-Bramble held several leadership positions at the George Washington University Medical Center and the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Cora-Bramble is a Professor of Pediatrics at George Washington University School of Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics. She is the recipient of the 2009 Distinguished Alumnus Award from Johns Hopkins University and the 2009 Health Care Delivery Award from the Academic Pediatric Association. In 2007, she received the highest national honor in community pediatric education, the Academic Pediatric Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics’ National Pediatric Community Teaching Award.