Baylor Scott & White Health Announces Julie Creamer as President

DALLAS and TEMPLE, Texas – Julie Creamer will join Baylor Scott & White Health as president on March 7, 2022. In this role, she will oversee the health system’s clinical, operational and information services functions.

Creamer joins from Northwestern Medicine based in Chicago, Ill., where she started her career more than 40 years ago as a staff nurse in the intensive care unit. She steadily advanced into roles including chief transformation executive, vice president of operations and quality, and chief nurse executive. In addition to providing regional oversight, she most recently served as president of the system’s anchor research hospital, Northwestern Memorial Hospital—a top 10 academic medical center—as well as president of its rehabilitation hospital.

"With decades of clinical and administrative experience earned at a leading integrated academic health system, Julie will strengthen our operational excellence and complement our strong leadership team," said Pete McCanna, CEO of Baylor Scott & White. "Her proven ability to advance customer-focused strategies, coupled with her frontline experience, will advance our delivery of high-quality care when, where and how customers want it."

Creamer holds a Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Marquette University. She will be based at Baylor Scott & White’s administrative office in Dallas.

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About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Baylor Scott & White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit: