Vice President, Professional Services
Emily M. Briton is the vice president of Professional Services at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. In this role, and in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, she is responsible for managing integrated and regional systemwide lines of business, including Anesthesiology/Pre-Anesthesia Testing/Pain Management, Radiology, Behavioral Health, Otolaryngology, Gastroenterology/Endoscopy Suite, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Endocrinology and our Gender Affirmation Program.
Briton joined MedStar Health in 2011 as the corporate administrative resident. In this role, she was involved in a number of strategic systemwide projects for the corporate executive team and system leadership team. After completing her administrative residency, she joined the operations team in the Washington region of MedStar Health, where she focused on supporting and enhancing service line integration. She continued that work, building significant experience in integrating service lines across MedStar Health, in her roles of director of operational support for the Washington region integrated service lines, followed by her roles as assistant vice president and vice president of service line operations. Most recently, she was responsible for systemwide operations for Radiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, hospital medicine, behavioral health and Gastroenterology. She supported and facilitated operational collaboration between service line leadership and various MedStar entities, initiating a number of processes to assure an integrated strategy for growth and recruitment.
She holds a Master’s of Health Administration from George Washington University, and a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from The University of Texas. She is also a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.