Rush CEO Dr. Larry Goodman steps down

Larry Goodman, MD, CEO of Chicago-based Rush University System for Health and Rush University Medical Center, retired May 15, a spokesperson confirmed to Becker's Hospital Review.

On March 14, Dr. Goodman announced his retirement. He became CEO of Rush University Medical Center in February 2002 and CEO of Rush University System for Health in March 2017, when the system was formed.

Dr. Goodman has transferred his responsibilities to Dr. K. Ranga Rama Krishnan and Omar B. Lateef, DO. Dr. Krishnan will become CEO of the Rush University System for Health and Dr. Lateef will assume the CEO role at Rush University Medical Center.

Dr. Goodman is expected to fulfill remaining hospital commitments and attend groundbreakings and other celebratory events this summer.

"He'll always have a relationship with Rush, and we can expect that he'll pop in every now and then," a spokesperson emailed Becker's.

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