Stephanie Fendrick is executive vice president and chief strategy officer at Virtua Health. Her role is to explore, develop, and manage relationships with other providers and organizations that support Virtua’s imperative to manage the health of our community across the continuum of care.
Fendrick’s expansive health care experience makes her uniquely qualified to oversee Virtua’s service-line strategy, key partnerships – including clinical collaborations with Penn Medicine and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – and enterprise-wide growth initiatives. Recently, as lead of the integration management office, Fendrick was key in the successful integration of Virtua Health and Lourdes Health System.
Fendrick provides executive oversight for Virtua’s service lines, including: Women’s and Children’s, Oncology, Orthopedics, Neurosciences, Cardiovascular, Surgery, and Behavioral Health. Through Virtua’s service lines, Fendrick and her team collaborate with clinicians and operations teams to drive improved consumer loyalty, market growth, access to care, and quality outcomes.
Before joining Virtua, Fendrick worked at ChristianaCare Health System, starting her career as an administrative resident, then working in quality and operations.
Fendrick is coach certified for Six Sigma and green belt trained. She also completed the Health Management Academy GE Fellowship program for senior executives and is a Fellow with the American College of Healthcare Executives. Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree at Franklin and Marshall College and her MBA with a concentration in health services from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business.
She has served on the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Executive Leadership Committee for many years, including as chair of the Go Red for Women Luncheon. Fendrick served on the Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice Board and recently joined the Counseling Committee of the Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Southern New Jersey Board of Directors.