University of California President Janet Napolitano and UC Health’s Executive Vice President Dr. Carrie Byington issued the below statement today (Nov. 10) following the passing of Bernard J. Tyson, CEO and chair of Kaiser Permanente.
Dr. Carrie L. Byington started as executive vice president of UC Health today (Oct. 31). The University of California Board of Regents appointed Byington at its July meeting to lead the university’s health enterprise following a nationwide search.
The University of California Board of Regents approved today (July 18) Dr. Carrie L. Byington as the next executive vice president of UC Health, comprised of UC’s five academic medical centers, a community-based health system and 18 health professional schools.
The Trump Administration recently announced plans to increase enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and accelerate deportations of undocumented individuals. The five medical centers of the University of California join other public safety-net hospitals in opposing these harmful actions.