Kathleen Becker, president of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, will lead the AHA's Constituency Section for Metropolitan Hospitals as 2018 chair of its governing council. Dennis Pullin, president and CEO of Virtua Health in Marlton, NJ, is council chair-elect and will become chairperson in 2019. The section provides representation, advocacy and educational opportunities to help the nation's suburban and urban hospitals better serve the health needs of patients and communities. For more on its governing council, see the AHA news release.

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