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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Faraaz Yousuf joined WellSpan as executive vice president and chief operating officer in June 2022.

Serving as a key strategic leader, Yousuf oversees efforts to advance operational excellence, strategic growth, and continued integration of priorities and processes across the health system’s footprint. Yousef has deep experience in performance improvement, stakeholder collaboration, patient safety, population health, employee engagement and diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.

Before he joined WellSpan, Yousuf served as market president in Richmond, Virginia, for Bon Secours Mercy Health, a nonprofit Catholic health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio. There, he led seven hospitals, an accountable care organization and a broad network of physicians. Prior to Bon Secours, he held senior leadership roles in other health systems across the nation, including LifeBridge Health, Sutter Health System, and the Hospital Corporation of America. Yousuf has been recognized by Becker's Hospital Review as a Rising Star and by Modern Healthcare, with an Up and Comers Award. He earned a master's degree in healthcare administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.