“I am pleased to announce that Patricia Boatwright, MD, has accepted the dual role of Director of the Women’s Health Service Line and Director of the Section of Gynecology for Weiss Memorial Hospital, effective today,” stated Weiss Chief Executive Officer Mary Shehan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC.
Dr. Boatwright joined our medical staff last year, bringing more than 40 years of experience and expertise to our Women’s Health Center. As Director of the Service Line, she’ll work with administration to bring our Women’s Health program to the next level by identifying and implementing new opportunities, expanding and enhancing existing services, and assisting with recruitment of physicians and mid-level providers. She’ll also serve as a mentor to future physician leaders. As Section Director of Gynecology, she’ll ensure focus on providing the highest quality of patient care and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Boatwright completed her undergraduate work in psychobiology at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as one year of graduate education in cell biology at UCLA. She earned her medical degree and residency at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Before entering her private practice, Dr. Boatwright was an assistant professor at Rush University Medical Center for three years, and continued teaching as an assistant professor after entering private practice. Dr. Boatwright continues her commitment to training new generations of doctors, and is currently an educator for the residency programs at both Advocate Christ Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center. She earned multiple clinical teaching awards over the course of her career. She has been board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for more than 30 years.