Denice Cora-Bramble, M.D., MBA, is the Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Health Services at Children's National. In this role, she leads the tri-state clinical operations of Children’s primary and specialty sites, including regional outpatient centers, emergency departments, community health centers, pediatric practices, school-based health centers, mobile medical units as well as nursing services in DC Public Schools and Public Charter Schools. She also oversees the telemedicine program and the Children’s National Health Network. 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.
After finishing a bachelor's of science degree at George Washington University, Dr. Cora-Bramble completed medical and pediatric residency training at Howard University and an MBA 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 U.S. 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 Academic Pediatric Association and American Academy of Pediatrics’ National Pediatric Community Teaching Award. In 2016 she was recognized by the Washington Business Journal with a "Woman Who Means Business" Award. She was also featured in the book, Against All Odds: Celebrating Black Women in Medicine, as one of 100 of the most prominent historical and contemporary black women physicians in the U.S.
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