Health care executive to address Brandywine’s fall commencement

MEDIA, Pa. — Bryn Mawr Hospital President Andrea Gilbert will speak at Brandywine’s fall commencement on Dec. 15.

Gilbert joined Main Line Health in June 2000 as the senior vice president of Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was named president in 2002. In this role she has overall responsibility for the hospital, including day-to-day operations, strategic planning, clinical program development, physician recruitment, fundraising and financial operations.

During Gilbert’s tenure, Bryn Mawr Hospital has earned distinction as a Top 100 Hospital in the nation by Truven Health Analytics and has been consistently ranked among the Philadelphia region’s best hospitals in U.S. News and World Report.

Gilbert has more than 30 years of experience in health care and hospital administration, including positions at the Department of Health, Education and Welfare in Washington, D.C.; Inova Health System in Falls Church, Virginia; and Allegheny and Tenet Health Systems in Philadelphia. Before joining Bryn Mawr Hospital, Gilbert was the CEO at City Avenue Hospital in Philadelphia.

Gilbert is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin and holds a master's degree in health administration and planning from Johns Hopkins University.