San Antonio, TX – Rachel Goldsmith has officially accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Methodist Hospital Northeast. She will begin her new executive leadership role on September 1.

Rachel is already embedded in the Methodist Healthcare culture with her most recent leadership experience as the Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital Vice President of Operations, Business Development and Strategy. During her tenure, she advanced the cardiovascular service line through programmatic development, operational oversight, physician recruitment as well as quality and regulatory management. Specifically, Rachel led the expansion of the nationally acclaimed adult extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program, the development of a complex aortic program and the growth of the pediatric and adult congenital heart program. Prior to working at Methodist Healthcare, Rachel served in leadership roles at Houston Methodist Hospital and Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, Texas.

“Rachel is not only gifted in her ability to grow and lead people, but she also demonstrates a tremendous ability to grow and lead clinical services and programs,” said Michael Beaver, Chief Executive Officer of Methodist Hospital Northeast. “As our hospital continues expanding to meet the needs of our community, Rachel will be instrumental in helping us achieve our vision.”

With Rachel’s expertise, Methodist Hospital Northeast will continue bringing more convenient and comprehensive health care to the patients and families in the tri-county communities.