DALLAS – Jay deVenny, FACHE, has been named chief executive officer for Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas.

deVenny has served as chief development officer of Medical City Dallas since October 2016. He previously served as the vice president of business development and the assistant vice president of neuroscience, oncology and orthopedic services. He has led development initiatives of key services Medical City Children’s Hospital including a world-class congenital heart program, pediatric oncology, pediatric orthopedics and trauma. In addition, he supported physician partnerships at Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas, which is expected to deliver a record number of babies in 2022.

“Jay has a proven track record of strategic leadership that helped ensure our hospitals are the destination of choice for women and children,” says Chris Mowan, CEO at Medical City Dallas. “I am confident that Jay will lead Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas to the next level of healthcare excellence.”

Prior to Medical City Healthcare, deVenny held several roles in administrative and business development within the North Texas healthcare industry.

deVenny holds a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Science in Communication Studies from the University of Kansas and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He serves as a board member for Camp iHope and the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce.

Medical City Children’s Hospital is one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for orthopedic and spine surgery and one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for cardiac surgery according to 2021 research released by Healthgrades, a leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. Medical City Children’s Hospital and Medical City Women’s Hospital Dallas are Level IV Maternal and Level IV NICU designated, the highest level of care available for women and critically ill babies. Medical City Dallas was voted “Best Hospital to Have a Baby” in Dallas County by DFWChild magazine readers in 2021.