Scranton, PA – Maura Connor has joined The Wright Center for Community Health and its affiliated entity, The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education as Senior Vice President of Integrated Services and Chief Administrative Officer. In this role, Connor oversees the strategic execution of clinical and administrative initiatives and serves as an integral part of the leadership team.
Connor joins the organization following her time as Chief Operating Officer of the MD Buyline Division of TractManager. Concurrent with her role at TractManager, Connor served as the Chief Operating Officer of Hayes, Inc. With more than twenty-five years’ experience in the healthcare and higher education industries, Connor is uniquely positioned to elevate the organization’s operational efficiency and growth.
Connor earned her BA in English and History with a minor in premedical studies from Duke University and completed the Stanford University Medical Informatics Short Program. She has expertise in strategic planning, business development, operations and transformational leadership. She has been a member of the Women Business Leaders in U.S. Healthcare Industry Foundation since 2016.
The Wright Center for Community Health provides healthcare services for children and adults through a “Patient-Centered Medical Home” model, a welcoming setting in which a patient’s healthcare team, led by a single trusted healthcare provider, works collectively to coordinate care and meet physical and mental health needs. The Wright Center for Community Health’s team is focused on innovations to make primary care more efficient, effective and satisfying to patients and providers. The Wright Center for Community Health’s clinics are located in Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Clarks Summit and Jermyn.
The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education has trained physicians for more than 40 years and aims to develop primary care doctors who will continue to practice in underserved regions after graduation. The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education is a non-profit organization recognized by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as the largest Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education Safety-Net Consortium (GME-SNC) in the country. The Teaching Health Center initiative addresses physician workforce shortages (particularly in rural and inner-city areas), mal-distribution and escalating healthcare disparities in the United States.