M. Narendra Kini, M.D.
Chief Executive Officer, Nicklaus Children's Health System
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019 • 8:45 AM–10:00 AM
M. Narendra Kini, MD, MHA, is the CEO of Nicklaus Children’s Health System the parent organization of the 289-bed Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, an internationally recognized children’s specialty hospital in Miami-Dade County. Dr. Kini has been instrumental in expanding the hospital’s network to bring Nicklaus Children’s Hospital-quality pediatric care to children and families throughout the region and with the hospital’s enhanced global telemedicine effort to South America as well as to many other nations. Other elements of the health system include 10 outpatient centers, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, Pediatric Specialists of America, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; as well as Children’s Health Ventures, a notable incubator within the enterprise supporting 6 startups.
Dr. Kini, who is a board-certified pediatrician, is committed to improving the health status of children.
Before joining Nicklaus Children’s Health System, Dr. Kini served as Executive Vice President for Clinical and Physician Services at Trinity Health, the fourth largest Catholic health system in the United States. He was responsible for physician relations/outreach, clinical informatics, patient safety, comprehensive tertiary care and pharmacy operations for the $5.7 billion health system.
Prior to Trinity Health, Dr. Kini held various positions related to information technology at GE Medical Systems, the latest as Director of the GE Healthcare Leadership Institute. He previously served as Ancillary and Support Vice President at the Children’s Health System in Milwaukee.