Denice Cora-Bramble, MD, MBA is the Chief Medical Officer & Executive Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Health Services at Children’s National Health System in the District of Columbia. 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, twelve pediatric practices, eighteen comprehensive school-based health centers, three mobile medical units as well as nursing services in DC Public Schools & 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 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 highest national honor in community pediatric education, the 2007 Academic Pediatric Association and American Academy of Pediatrics’ National Pediatric Community Teaching Award. Most recently she was recognized as one of 100 of the most prominent historical and contemporary Black women physicians in the US and was featured in the book, Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine.