A portrait of Ms. Rebecca A. Altman.

Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer

Rebecca A. Altman, RN, MBA, has more than 24 years of experience in healthcare management, healthcare reform and business development. Her areas of expertise include business planning and integration, healthcare policy, population health management, cross-cultural communications, crisis management and process improvement.

In her current role, Ms. Altman is responsible for the overall performance of the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Midtown Campus. Her areas of focus include building on the operational, clinical and functional integration between UMMC's two campuses, as well as advancing community health initiatives and West Baltimore partnerships, accelerating the optimization of ambulatory services and increasing overall efficiency. Ms. Altman cultivates and maintains effective relationships throughout the University of Maryland Medical System and with the deans of the UM School of Medicine and UM School of Nursing, department leaders and colleagues at other University of Maryland and Baltimore professional schools.

Before joining UMMC, Ms. Altman held several senior leadership positions at LifeBridge Health, overseeing operations of two hospitals and leading the expansion of healthcare services in West Baltimore to address specific community needs. She serves as an advisor to the state's Health Equity Resource Community Advisory Committee, where she chairs the data subcommittee. Ms. Altman's leadership and dedication to healthcare equity was recognized by The Daily Record, which named her one of Maryland's "Top 100 Women."

Ms. Altman earned her RN licensure at Lancaster General School of Nursing and her bachelor's degree from Franklin & Marshall College. She completed her master's in business administration from the George Washington University School of Business.