Cathie Monge

Senior Vice President, Operations

MWHC-Cathie-MongeAs senior vice president of Operations for MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Cathie Monge is responsible for the oversight of MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute, Washington Cancer Institute, Women's & Infants' Services, Pharmacy, Central Patient Transport, Lab, Radiology, Respiratory Care, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Speech and Hearing, Radiation Safety, Patient Advocacy and Support Services.

Monge started her career at Leland Memorial Hospital in Hyattsville, Md., where she served as lab supervisor before joining Montgomery General Hospital as lab director. She then spent 12 years at Carroll Hospital Center. Starting at the hospital in 1995 as administrative director of the lab, Monge was named assistant vice president within two years. In 2000, she became vice president and was responsible for all professional and support services, including Laboratory, Radiology, Respiratory Care, Supply-team Management, Food Services and Environmental Services. In 2001, her position grew in responsibility, and she became the hospital's compliance officer and was named lead for corporate insurance a year later.

Monge is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She is also head of the Manor Country Club's Career Women's League and has served as part of the Laboratory RVU Task Force Committee for the Maryland Hospital Association.

Monge holds a bachelor of science degree in medical technology from Loyola College in Baltimore, Md., and a master in business administration from Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.