The George Washington University Hospital Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

Monday, January 13, 2020

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) welcomes Scott Croonquist, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, as the new Chief Nursing Officer, effective January 13, 2020. 

“I am pleased to have Scott join GW Hospital as our new Chief Nursing Officer,” says Kimberly Russo, CEO and Managing Director at GW Hospital. “Scott brings a wealth of knowledge and experience working in academic medical centers and we look forward to his leadership as we continue to provide the highest quality care to the Washington, DC region.” 

Earlier in his career, Croonquist was the Magnet Recognition Program Appraiser for the American Nurses Credentialing Center in Washington, DC; Associate Chief Nursing Officer and Administrator of Adult Patient Care Services for the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville, Virginia.; Director of Patient Care Services/Cardiac Service, Critical Care Nursing for New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York; and Administrative Director of Nursing for Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, New Jersey. 

“I am honored to join GW Hospital as the new Chief Nursing Officer,” says Croonquist. “I look forward to collaborating with hospital leadership and the entire nursing team to elevate patient care and help GW Hospital continue to provide evidence-based, high-quality, academic care to the Washington, DC region.” 

Croonquist earned his Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Executive Leadership from the American Sentinel University in Aurora, Colorado, as well as a Master of Science in Nursing Administration/Case Management from Saint Peter’s College in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ramapo College/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Mahwah, New Jersey.

Learn more about the leadership team at GW Hospital.