Kathleen E. Chavanu Gorman, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, is EVP, Chief Operating Officer of Patient Care Services. She rejoined Children’s National from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) where she served as Senior VP of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, and Assistant Dean of Clinical Practice at the University School of Nursing. 

Prior to her tenure at CHOP, Ms. Gorman was at Children’s National as the VP of Quality and Support Services until 2009. During that time, she also led the Quality Program, Clinical Resource Management Program, Family Service Department, and played a critical role in the process of achieving Magnet® status in March 2010. 

Ms. Gorman received both a Bachelor's and Master's of Science in Nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Nursing, and is a 2011 Johnson & Johnson Wharton Nurse Executive Fellow.