Wafa El Musselmani, MBA, RN, is an exceptional healthcare leader with 30 years of experience in achieving financial and organizational success. With a nursing degree from the prestigious University of Arizona and a Master’s in Business Administration (Global Management) from the University of Phoenix, El Musselmani began her career at St. Mary’s Carondelet Hospital and the University Medical Center Intensive Cardiac Unit in Tucson, Arizona. She has since held various key positions in several leading healthcare organizations, including Medcath Corporation and Surgery Partners Hospitals, where she served as clinical service director, VP Clinical Services, consultant, COO, and CNO.
Throughout her career, El Musselmani has overseen expansions of Emergency Departments and the establishment of the new California Heart and Surgical Hospitals, resulting in remarkable improvements in operational efficiency, budget goals, and cost savings. She has also consistently upheld quality and clinical outcomes, patient safety, and complied with state law and federal regulations. Her exceptional leadership and management skills have earned her hospitals numerous quality awards, including the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence award and the prestigious Commitment to Quality Award by Mountain-Pacific Quality Health. El Musselmani has been a valuable asset to every institution she has served under, and her achievements have left an indelible mark in healthcare